Raghunath Chudari, 72 years old, ploughs his field outside Faijapur village, Jalgaon district, Maharashtra state, India.  Raghunath has owned this pair of bulls for 15 years.

Raghunath Chudari, 72 years old, ploughs his field outside Faijapur village, Jalgaon district, Maharashtra state, India. 
Raghunath has owned this pair of bulls for 15 years.

 Nandram Rathod, 25, and Deepak Lohar, 30, drink tea at the Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Maharashtra state, India. 

Nandram Rathod, 25, and Deepak Lohar, 30, drink tea at the Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Maharashtra state, India. 

 Cows for sale at Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Maharashtra state, India. The ribbons tied around the cows heads indicate that they are for sale. 

Cows for sale at Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Maharashtra state, India. The ribbons tied around the cows heads indicate that they are for sale. 

 A group of men tries to work out a deal for a pair of bulls. The seller is, Rabindra Patil from Tamaswadi village (blue scarf) and the deal will be conducted through two agents (foreground) who will negotiate the deal on behalf of the buyer / seller in Savda, Maharashtra state, India.  

A group of men tries to work out a deal for a pair of bulls. The seller is, Rabindra Patil from Tamaswadi village (blue scarf) and the deal will be conducted through two agents (foreground) who will negotiate the deal on behalf of the buyer / seller in Savda, Maharashtra state, India.  

 The bill for the sale of two bulls at Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Savda, Maharashtra state, India.  

The bill for the sale of two bulls at Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Savda, Maharashtra state, India.  

 Yamaji Kolhe, 68, and Raju Surwade, 52, Pimparud Village, Maharashtra state, India. 

Yamaji Kolhe, 68, and Raju Surwade, 52, Pimparud Village, Maharashtra state, India. 

 Vyankatesh Abdeo, central secretary for Vishva Hindu Parishad, VHP, in Maharashtra, at his office in Mumbai, India.  The VHP are an Indian Hindu nationalist non-governmental organization based on the ideology of Hindutva.

Vyankatesh Abdeo, central secretary for Vishva Hindu Parishad, VHP, in Maharashtra, at his office in Mumbai, India. 
The VHP are an Indian Hindu nationalist non-governmental organization based on the ideology of Hindutva.

 Inside the Vishva Hindu Parishad, VHP, office in Mumbai, India. 

Inside the Vishva Hindu Parishad, VHP, office in Mumbai, India. 

 Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 

Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 

 A pair of 'bone boilers' belonging to Jaweed Quraishi, used for making soap and other products, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India.  

A pair of 'bone boilers' belonging to Jaweed Quraishi, used for making soap and other products, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India.  

 Bones used for making soap and other products, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India.  

Bones used for making soap and other products, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India.  

 Meat hooks in an abattoir undergoing refurbishment to process buffalo, following the introduction on the beef ban, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 

Meat hooks in an abattoir undergoing refurbishment to process buffalo, following the introduction on the beef ban, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 

 Outside the entrance to a bone crushing factory belonging to Jaweed Quraishi, Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. Crushed bones used for fertiliser / bonemeal.

Outside the entrance to a bone crushing factory belonging to Jaweed Quraishi, Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. Crushed bones used for fertiliser / bonemeal.

 An abattoir undergoing refurbishment to process buffalo, following the introduction on the beef ban, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 

An abattoir undergoing refurbishment to process buffalo, following the introduction on the beef ban, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 

 ‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. Taken on a Friday, this store would usually have 50-60 people standing in line to buy beef at peak time. Now it can only sells buffalo. As a result, the people lining up to purchase meat is substantially less. 

‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai.
Taken on a Friday, this store would usually have 50-60 people standing in line to buy beef at peak time. Now it can only sells buffalo. As a result, the people lining up to purchase meat is substantially less. 

 View of Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. The street lies opposite to Deonar abattoir and his home to many people who worked in the slaughterhouse. 

View of Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. The street lies opposite to Deonar abattoir and his home to many people who worked in the slaughterhouse. 

 Buffalo, a substitute for beef, for sale at the Friday market at Deonar abattoir in Tata Nagar, Mumbai.  

Buffalo, a substitute for beef, for sale at the Friday market at Deonar abattoir in Tata Nagar, Mumbai.  

 Empty holding area which would usually be filled with cows at the Friday cattle market at Deonar abattoir, Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. 

Empty holding area which would usually be filled with cows at the Friday cattle market at Deonar abattoir, Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. 

 Boys who previously worked in the slaughterhouse as butchers play cricket at Deonar abattoir in Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. With nothing to do, they hang around the abattoir in the hope of picking up a days work. 

Boys who previously worked in the slaughterhouse as butchers play cricket at Deonar abattoir in Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. With nothing to do, they hang around the abattoir in the hope of picking up a days work. 

 Buffalo meat inside ‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. The shop used to have four workers and now only has one full time employee. 

Buffalo meat inside ‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. The shop used to have four workers and now only has one full time employee. 

 ‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. The shop used to have four workers and now only has one full time employee. 

‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. The shop used to have four workers and now only has one full time employee. 

 Old and new Mumbai.    

Old and new Mumbai. 

 

 A rally / protest takes place in protest against the beef ban, near to Bhayculla Zoo in Mumbai, India. 

A rally / protest takes place in protest against the beef ban, near to Bhayculla Zoo in Mumbai, India. 

 Raghunath Chudari, 72 years old, ploughs his field outside Faijapur village, Jalgaon district, Maharashtra state, India.  Raghunath has owned this pair of bulls for 15 years.
  Read the full story here. 
 Nandram Rathod, 25, and Deepak Lohar, 30, drink tea at the Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Maharashtra state, India. 
 Cows for sale at Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Maharashtra state, India. The ribbons tied around the cows heads indicate that they are for sale. 
 A group of men tries to work out a deal for a pair of bulls. The seller is, Rabindra Patil from Tamaswadi village (blue scarf) and the deal will be conducted through two agents (foreground) who will negotiate the deal on behalf of the buyer / seller in Savda, Maharashtra state, India.  
 The bill for the sale of two bulls at Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Savda, Maharashtra state, India.  
 Yamaji Kolhe, 68, and Raju Surwade, 52, Pimparud Village, Maharashtra state, India. 
 Vyankatesh Abdeo, central secretary for Vishva Hindu Parishad, VHP, in Maharashtra, at his office in Mumbai, India.  The VHP are an Indian Hindu nationalist non-governmental organization based on the ideology of Hindutva.
 Inside the Vishva Hindu Parishad, VHP, office in Mumbai, India. 
 Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 
 A pair of 'bone boilers' belonging to Jaweed Quraishi, used for making soap and other products, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India.  
 Bones used for making soap and other products, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India.  
 Meat hooks in an abattoir undergoing refurbishment to process buffalo, following the introduction on the beef ban, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 
 Outside the entrance to a bone crushing factory belonging to Jaweed Quraishi, Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. Crushed bones used for fertiliser / bonemeal.
 An abattoir undergoing refurbishment to process buffalo, following the introduction on the beef ban, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 
 ‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. Taken on a Friday, this store would usually have 50-60 people standing in line to buy beef at peak time. Now it can only sells buffalo. As a result, the people lining up to purchase meat is substantially less. 
 View of Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. The street lies opposite to Deonar abattoir and his home to many people who worked in the slaughterhouse. 
 Buffalo, a substitute for beef, for sale at the Friday market at Deonar abattoir in Tata Nagar, Mumbai.  
 Empty holding area which would usually be filled with cows at the Friday cattle market at Deonar abattoir, Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. 
 Boys who previously worked in the slaughterhouse as butchers play cricket at Deonar abattoir in Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. With nothing to do, they hang around the abattoir in the hope of picking up a days work. 
 Buffalo meat inside ‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. The shop used to have four workers and now only has one full time employee. 
 ‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. The shop used to have four workers and now only has one full time employee. 
 Old and new Mumbai.    
 A rally / protest takes place in protest against the beef ban, near to Bhayculla Zoo in Mumbai, India. 

Raghunath Chudari, 72 years old, ploughs his field outside Faijapur village, Jalgaon district, Maharashtra state, India. 
Raghunath has owned this pair of bulls for 15 years.

Nandram Rathod, 25, and Deepak Lohar, 30, drink tea at the Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Maharashtra state, India. 

Cows for sale at Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Maharashtra state, India. The ribbons tied around the cows heads indicate that they are for sale. 

A group of men tries to work out a deal for a pair of bulls. The seller is, Rabindra Patil from Tamaswadi village (blue scarf) and the deal will be conducted through two agents (foreground) who will negotiate the deal on behalf of the buyer / seller in Savda, Maharashtra state, India.  

The bill for the sale of two bulls at Savda Sunday Cattle Market in Savda, Maharashtra state, India.  

Yamaji Kolhe, 68, and Raju Surwade, 52, Pimparud Village, Maharashtra state, India. 

Vyankatesh Abdeo, central secretary for Vishva Hindu Parishad, VHP, in Maharashtra, at his office in Mumbai, India. 
The VHP are an Indian Hindu nationalist non-governmental organization based on the ideology of Hindutva.

Inside the Vishva Hindu Parishad, VHP, office in Mumbai, India. 

Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 

A pair of 'bone boilers' belonging to Jaweed Quraishi, used for making soap and other products, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India.  

Bones used for making soap and other products, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India.  

Meat hooks in an abattoir undergoing refurbishment to process buffalo, following the introduction on the beef ban, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 

Outside the entrance to a bone crushing factory belonging to Jaweed Quraishi, Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. Crushed bones used for fertiliser / bonemeal.

An abattoir undergoing refurbishment to process buffalo, following the introduction on the beef ban, in Haddinegar near Awadinala in Malegaon, western Maharashtra state, India. 

‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai.
Taken on a Friday, this store would usually have 50-60 people standing in line to buy beef at peak time. Now it can only sells buffalo. As a result, the people lining up to purchase meat is substantially less. 

View of Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. The street lies opposite to Deonar abattoir and his home to many people who worked in the slaughterhouse. 

Buffalo, a substitute for beef, for sale at the Friday market at Deonar abattoir in Tata Nagar, Mumbai.  

Empty holding area which would usually be filled with cows at the Friday cattle market at Deonar abattoir, Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. 

Boys who previously worked in the slaughterhouse as butchers play cricket at Deonar abattoir in Tata Nagar, Mumbai, India. With nothing to do, they hang around the abattoir in the hope of picking up a days work. 

Buffalo meat inside ‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. The shop used to have four workers and now only has one full time employee. 

‘Mohammed Beef Shop’, on Govandi Station Road, Tata Nagar, Mumbai. The shop used to have four workers and now only has one full time employee. 

Old and new Mumbai. 

 

A rally / protest takes place in protest against the beef ban, near to Bhayculla Zoo in Mumbai, India. 

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