October 17, 2018
Excerpts from column written by Mahua Moitra for Jago Bangla Festive Edition
“While Modi ji gifted 200 cows to Rwanda, Rakbar Khan’s wife and 7 young children in rural Haryana reeling from the loss of their sole breadwinner’s life over 2 cows.
On the night of Friday, July 20th, Khan, a 28-year old dairy farmer was walking home with two milch cattle had bought for Rs 60,000 just across the border in Alwar, Rajasthan. The reason he was walking, his wife says, was because he had no money to hire a tempo. Just before he cross the border you are acid by a large more that accused him of cow smuggling and proceeded to brutally beat him. His friend escaped into his fields.”
To read the full article, collect your copy of ‘Jago Bangla Festive Edition 2018’ from the Jago Bangla stall at your nearest Durga Puja. The e-paper of the special edition will be available online on Bijoya Dashami.
এই প্রবন্ধের বাকি অংশটুকু পড়তে ‘জাগো বাংলা উৎসব সংখ্যা ১৪২৫’ সংগ্রহ করুন আপনার নিকটতম দুর্গাপুজো মণ্ডপের জাগো বাংলা স্টল থেকে। বিজয়া দশমীর পর অনলাইনে পাওয়া যাবে ‘জাগো বাংলা উৎসব সংখ্যা ১৪২৫’।