Photo Essay: Cut and dried

After last month's beef ban in Maharashtra, some o... more

Photographs: 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.
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.
Pasha Sheikh, 65, outside the abattoir. He has worked there for 40 years.
2/5Pasha Sheikh, 65, outside the abattoir. He has worked there for 40 years.
Younus Qureishi, 34, who has been working at the slaughterhouse for 17 years, is hopeful that the ban will be overturned.
3/5Younus Qureishi, 34, who has been working at the slaughterhouse for 17 years, is hopeful that the ban will be overturned.
Small butcheries near the Deonar abattoir. Mutton is now sought after.
4/5Small butcheries near the Deonar abattoir. Mutton is now sought after.
Raquib, 24, is trying to pick up new skills.
5/5Raquib, 24, is trying to pick up new skills.
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