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Defending vegetarian donkeys…

DNA ran a headline today: BJP brays for Kapil Sibal’s blood. Brays? Isn’t that what a donkey does? It has been used to describe harsh, futile sounds, but to describe a political party as braying? That too when it sounds like it is making a demand of some significance to the country? Braying is also a …

Native breeds and native work

Vidyut and Nitin with their horses

Two articles by P. Sainath – Cattle Class: native vs exotic and Holy Cow! Small is beautiful! about the value of indigenous breeds of cattle caught my attention and took me straight back to my nomad days. I remember having very similar opinions with horses. Sharing here my observations with three breeds of horses, and …