Photo Essay: Cut and dried 5 Photos . Updated: 24 Apr 2015, 09:46 PM IST Livemint After last month's beef ban in Maharashtra, some o... moreAfter last month's beef ban in Maharashtra, some of the butchers at the Deonar abattoir, once the busiest in Mumbai, find there are no takers for their skills 1/5Photographs: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint. Syed Hasham, 67, who worked for more than 44 years at the abattoir, is out of work. He says he is too old to learn new skills. 2/5Pasha Sheikh, 65, outside the abattoir. He has worked there for 40 years. 3/5Younus Qureishi, 34, who has been working at the slaughterhouse for 17 years, is hopeful that the ban will be overturned. 4/5Small butcheries near the Deonar abattoir. Mutton is now sought after. 5/5Raquib, 24, is trying to pick up new skills.