खबर लहरिया Premium Episode 19: When YouTube Gets Your Goat- E-Commerce, Eid and the Bakrebaaz Life

Episode 19: When YouTube Gets Your Goat- E-Commerce, Eid and the Bakrebaaz Life

India’s goat farmers aren’t kidding around when they say they’re having a bad year. The months leading up to Bakr-Eid are the most hectic season for the business, and the bulk of sales happen at bakra mandis – special markets that come up weeks in advance of the date – in cities across the country. Farmers, traders and buyers often travel long distances, from remote rural areas to local towns and major metropolises, participating in markets like Varanasi’s Beniya Bagh or Mumbai’s massive Deonar. At every market, there’s inevitably some