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Consolidating Religio-Political Forces

With reference to the editorial highlighting the beef festival at Osmania in EPW, while I feel culinary choices should remain personal, I also think, we must not lose sight of how it is being made a tool in the religio-political ground of conflict. One’s personal culinary choice notwithstanding, we must recognise the fact that such regimented and organised protests under the liberal or secular banner are actually more likely to consolidate this purely individual matter of culinary preference into a tool of religiopolitical expansion.

 

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