What’s India’s beef with beef?
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What’s India’s beef with beef?

The lynching of a man over rumours he kept and consumed beef was premeditated and not spontaneous, an Indian commission of inquiry has concluded.

A panel from the National Commission for Minorities visited the village near Delhi where Mohammad Akhlaq - a Muslim - was beaten to death.

They said a Hindu temple had been used to plan the attack.

Government ministers of the Hindu nationalist BJP have said the incident was a spontaneous expression of anger.

But why are Indians up in arms about beef?

Video produced by Mohamed Madi

  • 22 Oct 2015
  • From the section India