Bizarre: 16-day festival where men are thrashed to get married

Updated: 30 April, 2016 12:55 IST
In a bizarre ritual in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, women are seen beating men in a 16-day long festival. During the festival, women observe fast and beat bachelor men. According to locals, if a bachelor is beaten up by a fasting woman during these 16 days, he is sure to get married in one year.
First Published: 27 April, 2016 17:36 IST