Volunteers move a dead buffalo as others are kept in holding pens before being sacrificed during the Gadhimai festival in Bariyarpur in Bara district, Nepal. Photo: AP

Gadhimai Festival: In Nepal, thousands of animals sacrificed despite outcry

  • The Gadhimai Festival in Bara, Nepal, is believed to be the largest such mass-slaughter event in the world
  • In 2016, Nepal’s Supreme Court said it should be prohibited, but the festival continued this year regardless
Topic |   Nepal

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Volunteers move a dead buffalo as others are kept in holding pens before being sacrificed during the Gadhimai festival in Bariyarpur in Bara district, Nepal. Photo: AP
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