India: The Unusual Way One Maharashtra Town Is Enforcing Its Beef Ban

April 21, 2015 6:36 AM

5 0

India: The Unusual Way One Maharashtra Town Is Enforcing Its Beef Ban

Some six weeks after one of India’s largest states banned the consumption and sale of beef, prompting widespread outrage, consternation and existential questions for those who depend on the meat for their livelihoods, one of its towns has deployed a rather unique way of ensuring compliance.

Police in Malegaon in the western Indian state of Maharashtra are making sure no one slaughters the bovine creatures by taking photographs of each and every cow, calf and bull (along with their owners) in the town, the Indian Express reports.

Also read: Hong Kong Government Seeks to Ban Four More Pro-Democracy Legislators

Read more

To category page

Loading...