Anshu Shah

the beef with beef

About the author: Anshu Shah is a sophomore majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Data Science and Comparative Literature. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief for UNC Monsoon, a magazine and advocacy platform that focuses on uplifting the UNC South Asian diaspora.

About the piece: The Beef with Beef: A Postmodernist Analysis of "Cow Sanctity" Within the Narrative of Hindu Nationalism

This piece examines the influence of religion on legislation in India, its role in daily politics, and its enablement of violence and human rights abuses committed by Hindu nationalists and cow protection vigilantes against Muslims, Dalits, and Adivasis in India.

The Beef with Beef - Anshu Shah_2nd Round Edits.docx

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