Six girls as young as 5 stripped and paraded naked in India 'ritual' to send down rain

Six girls as young as 5 stripped and paraded naked in India 'ritual' to send down rain



Six minor girls in central India were stripped and paraded naked as part of a village ritual to 'summon rainfall'.



The shocking incident took place in a village suffering from drought in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh state.


In videos that has gone viral online, the girls reportedly as young as 5 were walking naked with a wooden shaft on their shoulders which had a frog tied to it.



The video shows the girls, walking together in a procession, followed by a group of women singing hymns.



Reports say indigenes believe the ritual will appease the rain god and bring rainfall to the region.


The walking procession stopped at every house in the village and the children collected foodgrains, which were later donated to the community kitchen of a local temple.



"We believe that this will bring rains," PTI quoted a women in the procession as saying.Latest Post
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