Childrens dumped in Cow dung due to tradition

 SMTV Desk 2017-10-20 23:35:32  Childrens, dumped, Cow, dung, tradition, Madhya pradesh
Childrens dumped in Cow dung due to tradition

Madhya pradesh: People in Betul believe that tossing their children in cow dung would turn out to be beneficial as it helps in keeping them away from diseases or many sort of ailments. It is also believed to bring them good luck apart from staying healthy. And for this they even put their months old babies in cow dung.The age old ritual takes place in the coming weeks after Diwali on Govardhan pooja. The traditional has been practised for centuries and the locals have said that it has benefited their children.The cow as we know is considered one of the most sacred animals and holds utmost importance in Hinduism.