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April 08, 2020 - The Telegraph

INDIA: In crisis, goverment has no time for hungry cows

INDIA: In crisis, goverment has no time for hungry cows
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Many of the 536 million animals that make up India’s livestock population are not getting adequate feed because of the lockdown and at least one state has complained that the Centre that worships the cow has turned a deaf ear to the plight.

The most visible impact has been the plunge in the sales of milk, which has triggered a vicious cycle that has wiped out the earnings farmers who are finding it difficult to afford cattle feed whose supply itself has been affected. Any disruption in income from milk is expected to hamper the economic health of 23 per cent of marginal farmers in India.

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