Hindu Nationalists Spark Fear by Banning Meat Sales During Festival
Muslim meat vendors, Hindu liberals protest what they see as needless ban
By: Neeta Lal
Hindutva officials in New Delhi have generated another needless spat with the Muslim community, generating fear by barring thousands of meat vendors from selling their products during the nine-day Hindu festival of Navratri which began April 2 and ends today, April 10.
Navratri has great significance in Hinduism. As per scriptures, Lord Rama…