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For one night, Doctor VC becomes a gaurakshak himself, searching for cow smugglers on the road.
Doctor VC is presented with a unique ropportunity: to join a team of gaurakshaks, and understand how they operate in the dead of night, cracking down on the illegal transport and slaughter of cattle in the area. [...]
Having met the area's Muslim cow protectors, Doctor VC goes on to meet their Hindu counterparts.
Located on the border of Jharkhand and Haryana, Ramgarh is home to several groups of gausevaks or gaurakshaks, the often vigilante protectors of the cow. Doctor VC visits a local Gaushala to see first hand how the cows are treated, [...]
Located on the border of Rajasthan and Haryana, Ramgarh is home to several groups of gausevaks or gaurakshaks, the often vigilante protectors of the cow. Interestingly, some of these groups are Muslim. What makes them take up the cause of cow 'seva', and do they get along with their Hindu brethren? [...]