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Cattle slaughter ban hits Indian farmers

India is the world's biggest exporter of beef but a ban on cow slaughter in many states has severely affected the lives of cattle farmers.

Some states have even extended the ban to the slaughter of bulls and bullocks as well.

Cattle farmers in the western state of Maharashtra speak to the the BBC's Sameer Hashmi about their plight.

  • 12 May 2016
  • From the section India