The Maharashtra beef ban has seen a jump in trading at cattle shandies or bail bazars in Adilabad district.
The ban on beef and consequent prohibition on slaughter of bulls and bullocks in Maharashtra in March this year have seen a jump in trading at cattle shandies or bail bazars in Adilabad district, as animals from the bordering areas of the neighbouring State are being sold here.
As trading of beef cattle declined in Maharashtra, about 500 to 600 cattle sourced from poor farmers in the backward Vidarbha region of Maharashtra arrive every month in the bail bazar in Adilabad town alone.
Adilabad district shares almost all of its 350 km of northern and eastern boundaries with Vidarbha region and people across the borders have had trade relations since long time.............Read more
Source: The Hindu