Wait, a DUNG fight…?! | Thousands gather in an Indian village for the ‘Pidakala War’

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    Crowds have assembled in Kairuppala, in India’s Andhra Pradesh, for the annual Ugadi festival, which includes the ‘Pidakala War’ ritual. Devotees throw cow dung at each other, believing the practice brings health, prosperity, and much-needed rain.

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