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How India’s leather tanners pay the price of Hindu Nationalism

How India’s leather tanners pay the price of Hindu Nationalism

DELHI: With sadness in his eyes, a forlorn Hafiz-ur-Rahman surveys what used to be his thriving leather tannery. The business that used to employ up to 30 people is deserted, the remnants of old stock lie scattered around, four huge rolling drums for cleaning cow hides sit motionless. “Not long ago this whole compound used …

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