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Into the Western Ghats

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The cow looks utterly indifferent to my offering. In the merciful shade of Mumbai’s grand, turreted Central Telegraph Office, I realise this sacred animal and I are in something of a standoff: me, determined to fulfil the tradition of giving alms to a cow; she, stuffed to the haunches with densely packed patties of grass that passersby have been plying her with since sunrise. Continue Reading

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