Leap of faith? Frog wedding organised to appease rain god in Assam

Updated: Nov 30, 2016, 11:42 IST | mid-day online correspondent

In a strange ritual, people in Assam organised a frog wedding in their endeavour to appease the rain god


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In a strange ritual, people in Assam organised a frog wedding in their endeavour to appease the rain god.

The winter crop sowing season is coming to an end, and there is a belief among some that organising a frog marriage can ensure good rainfall.

As per the ritual, a wild female frog is married off to a wooden figurine, which represents the Hindu god of rain, Indra.

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