Counterview: Is lynching a reality or political reality?
By Soumya Sundar Chowdhury
Due to legal obstructions, cows and oxen are not reared for meat. Naturally, the supply of cows to the slaughter-houses or to the off-street roadside butcher shops depend heavily on the smuggled cows and oxen. This has given rise to the cow-smugglers. As it has been profitable to many in the administration as well as in the political spheres, cow-thieves/smugglers run amuck without any fear of law.