The Indian archipelago’s indigenous population fear eviction after the BJP-led administration pushed a series of draconian laws critics say threaten the cultural identity of the island and its fragile ecology.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa submitted a proposal that legislates against the slaughter of cattle across the island nation – a decision that could inflame ethno-religious tensions.
Prime Minister Modi's government on May 25 decreed that markets could only trade cattle for agricultural purposes, such as ploughing and dairy production, affecting the livelihood of those working in the beef and leather industries.
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