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97% cow-related attacks after PM Modi came to power in 2014

Half the cow-related violence were from states governed by the BJP when the attacks were reported

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Delna Abraham & Ojaswi Rao | IndiaSpend 



Muslims were the target of 51% of violence centred on bovine issues over nearly eight years (2010 to 2017) and comprised 86% of 28 Indians killed in 63 incidents, according to an IndiaSpend content analysis of the English media.

As many of 97% of these attacks were reported after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government came to power in May 2014, and about half the cow-related violence–32 of 63 cases–were from states governed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) when the attacks were reported, revealed our analysis of violence recorded until June 25, 2017.

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First Published: Thu, June 29 2017. 15:50 IST

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