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Insights Daily Debates, Day – 54: Just Like Other Weaker Sections, Is Cow an Innocent Victim of Politics and Religion in India?

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Insights Daily Debates: Day – 55

09 October 2015

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    Just Like Other Weaker Sections, Is Cow an Innocent Victim of Politics and Religion in India?

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Livemint

Business Standard

Are cows holy? Why Pig (or Boar), which finds its place prominently in Indian mythology, not made a Holy Creature? Is cow a weapon in the hands of vested interests to impose their political and religious agenda? Will saving cows save the poor? Some say that same concern is not shown towards dying farmer. Is religion more important than hunger? If poor can renounce privacy for a meal, why can’t compromise with religious belief to feed the poor?