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India tightens beef-slaughtering laws amid controversy

Several states in India are adopting laws making it harder to slaughter cows and sell beef

Several states in India are adopting laws making it harder to slaughter cows and sell beef.

Critics say the restrictions promoted by a Hindu nationalist government are an attack on religious minorities.

Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.