Published On: Sat, Oct 17th, 2015

Indian Leader Presses Muslims To Give Up Eating Beef

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NEW DELHI:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who belongs to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, has urged the country’s minority Muslims to stop eating beef out of respect for the sentiments of Hindus, a call that could further inflame social divisions.

Rescued cattle are seen at a "goushala", or cow shelter, run by Bharatiya Gou Rakshan Parishad, an arm of the Hindu nationalist group Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), at Aangaon village in Maharashtra February 20, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

Rescued cattle are seen at a “goushala”, or cow shelter, run by Bharatiya Gou Rakshan Parishad, an arm of the Hindu nationalist group Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), at Aangaon village in Maharashtra February 20, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

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