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India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

Cows are considered sacred in Hindu-majority India, and their slaughter is a punishable offence in many states.

India could issue millions of cows with unique identification numbers, the latest effort to protect the sacred animals amid a spike in violence by Hindu vigilantes against farmers accused of cattle smuggling.

India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling
India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

Cows are considered sacred in Hindu-majority India, and their slaughter is a punishable offence in many states.

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