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Nov 09, 2018
Centuries-old tradition of stone-pelting marked in Himachal Pradesh's Dhami village on the day after DiwaliPeople believe that the erstwhile queen of Dhami sacrificed herself to end the practice of human sacrifice and asked people to start a fair in which people of two clans will throw stones at the sky and continue until someone is hit, and the blood of that person would be then offered to the goddess Kali.