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Gau Kaarya and benefits to India: Introduction, Economic benefits

Introduction: GoKaarya / GauKaarya / GouKaarya would be the net summation of all steps related to saving cows: from saving cows to saving breeds and saving society. Economic benefits, political gains and agroecological betterment are all accrued from GoKaarya. This article discusses the economic benefits of GoKaarya.

GoKaarya may have started with GoRakshaks halting trucks carrying cattle for slaughter and rescuing the cattle from Muslims or by accepting an old or neglected cow abandoned by Hindus, but it must progress to GauSamVardhan (restoration of cattle breeds of Bos indicus) to eventually, an inside-out change of mental thought processes and lifestyle of Indian society brought about by incorporating the presence of cattle into all aspects of life – health and food, farming and ecolo...


Forgotten Bos indicus from Baluchistan and Iran

Baluchistan, Eastern Iran, Pakhtunistan and Pak-occupied Jammu-Kashmir:

ViSmrut GoVansh, ViSmrut Nadiyaan, ViSmrut Pradesh:

The forgotten GouMaata breeds, rivers and territories of Undivided India’s West

The words ‘INDICUS’ (in Bos indicus) and ‘INDIA’ respectively refer to Indian Zebu cattle and to historic undivided Hindu India (Akhand Bharatvarsha). India – to upright Hindus – includes not just what is India as of post-1947, but also what is Afghanistan, Baluchistan and Pakistan, regions pending fulfilment of the Akhanda Bharat pledge: of re-conquest by India of whatever all was lost after separatisms, Islamic conversions and partitions gradually over the last 1300 years.

The Desi (Zebu) Cow with the hump as a distinct species of cattle – Bos indicus or the Indian  cattle – is...


The Indian Desi cow: Potential for Hindu Resurgence in contemporary politics of India

The Indian Desi cow: Potential for Hindu Resurgence in contemporary politics of India

Section I: Some science before politics: Taxonomy, evolution and physiology of ‘cattle’

(For clarity, buffaloes, nilgai, bison, mithun, yak and banteng are not included in the term ‘cattle’ or ‘gai’  in this blog, though buffaloes too are often otherwise considered ‘cattle’. For this blog, cattle = cows, calves and bulls.)

Activism for the Deshi Cow has the potential to be the next big mobiliser for political and social Hindu resurgence after the Ram Janma Bhoomi movement, can offer inputs in countering the Aryan Migration Theory, can positively affect Indian agroecology and our village economies, integrate our community components into one fabric, improve human health and create a conf...