A small section of Indian Muslim society IS involved with desi cow protection and also, cattle conservation- there are Muslim gau paalaks and gau sewaks, Muslim proponents of Cow Rearing and even Muslim Cattle conservationists. Let us see some examples.
Jabar Jat, Kutchh:
Jabar had resorted to hunger strike outside the Kutchh collector’s office (Gujarat), demanding fodder arrangements per taluka (mandaal / block) of the district.
Jabar Jat, a Muslim agitating for cattle fodder in Kutchh
Marwar Muslim Educational and Welfare Society (MMEWS), Jodhpur, Rajasthan: Haji Mohammed Atique
Self-described as an adarsh gaushala (model cow shelter), and established by a Muslim institution... more
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... more
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... more