Kanpur's Leather Industry Shrinks As Controversy Over Cow Slaughter Grows | Read
PUBLISHED ON: July 30, 2016 | Duration: 2 min, 43 sec
The controversy over cow slaughter had an unexpected spin-off. One that's not pleasant for Kanpur - one of the biggest leather manufacturing centres of Uttar Pradesh, where assembly elections are due next year. Over the last few years, nearly half the units have shut, others have been making losses. And the Dalits, who form a chunk of the workforce, are heading back to their villages.