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A protest against beef ban in India. Photograph courtesy MediaOne TV. That those eat now, who never ate before, And those who always ate, now eat the more. Beef or buff, Cow or bull, was never political to me. Heck, it wasn’t even meat. It was food. I grew up in a multi-faith household in Mumbai of the 1990s. My parents — a Roman Catholic from Mangalore and a Tamilian Brahmin — fell in love during college, got married soon after, and had two boys. While my mother was, and continues to be, a vegetarian, she soon started cooking meat