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Bizarre ritual to make kids stronger
Published on 8 Mar. 2009 1:13 AM IST
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As part of a bizarre ritual in Karnataka, babies are thrown off the rooftop of a temple onto a sheet held by people below. The ritual is very popular among local people as they think that the ritual is supposed to make children stronger. This strange ritual is held on special days at Maruti temple in Bagalkote district of the state. When asked, the Superintendent of Police of the district also said that it is an old custom and there is nothing illegal about it.

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