About Yamini Narayanan

Dr Yamini Narayanan is an ARC DECRA Research Fellow at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University.

India

‘Sacred cows’ fuel India’s booming beef industry

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India’s cow protection policies have little to do with animal rights or ethics Most Indian states criminalise the slaughter of the cow, bull and progeny, and beef sourced from them, based on a core Hindu ethic of reverencing the cow as sacred. The blind spot in the politics and legislation of India’s cow protectionism, however, […]