How Cow Lynchings Have Affected Jobs For Young People In Mewat (Haryana)

How Cow Lynchings Have Affected Jobs For Young People In Mewat (Haryana)

Mewat (Haryana) is known as the most backward districts in India. The last five years have seen a rise in cow lynchings leading to a loss of jobs in the Dairy sector.

Most young people are drivers here but they’re facing discrimination because of the new driver license norms as the illiteracy rate is very high in the area. Mewat is just 60 kms from bustling Gurgaon where some of the biggest brands have their offices. We explore how and why this happens.