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Bangladesh: The traffic in sacred cows
In India, cows are sacred and venerated. Yet millions cross the border illegally, destined for the abattoir in neighbouring Bangladesh. In a country with insufficient cattle to feed its population, Indian cows are big business. France 24 takes you behind the scenes of the trafficking the Indian authorities are striving to contain, so far without success.
By FRANCE 24