Gadhimai Mela

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Gadhimai festival(mela) is celebrated in NEPAL. This festival is dedicated to Gadhimai temple. Gadhimai mela is held every five years at the end of month November. Gadhimai temple is located in Bariyarpur village in Bara District. This village, Bariyarpur, Bara in Terai region. Gadhimai festival(mela) is supposed as the festival of world’s largest sacrificial slaughter of animals. Animals may be buffaloes, pigs, goats, chicken and pigeons. During the festival month, there are huge crowed of devotees and animals in this area. It is estimated that more than 5 million people from all over the Nepal and some southern states (Uttar Pradesh and Bihar) of India participate in the festival. There are more than 200 men to kill the animals in a concrete slaughterhouse near the Gadhimai temple.Here are some moments of this Festival :