ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Cow Veneration among Meo Muslims of Mewat Presents the Complex Nature of Religious Identities

Cows, as a symbol, enforce the notion of peasanthood across the Hindu–Muslim religious divide. The current identification of cows entirely with Hinduism is only representative of colonial and postcolonial politics. The article looks at the case of cow veneration among the Meo Muslims in the Mewat region to present the complex nature of religious identities.

Learning to Have More Faiths

People can believe and practise more than one religion; enforcing one or the other is the problem.
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