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Lavish Wedding Held For Frogs To ‘Bring In Rain’ In India

Lavish Wedding Held For Frogs To ‘Bring In Rain’ In India

Lavish Wedding Held For Frogs To ‘Bring In Rain’ In India

Lavish Wedding Held For Frogs To ‘Bring In Rain’ In India

After months of no rain brought on excessive heat, a group of residents in the Indian city of Gorakhpur organized a wedding between two frogs to bring out the rain.

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Yesterday, July 19, the group discovered two frogs and carried out a rite to appease Lord Indra, the rain deity.

They forced the frogs to marry each other as part of the rituals despite struggling to keep the newly-wed couple together.

Lavish Wedding Held For Frogs To ‘Bring In Rain’ In India

A large celebration lunch was served following the lavish ceremony, which featured a group of priests singing and was attended by hundreds of people.

According to the event’s organizer, Radhakant Verma,

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Earlier today, July 20, just hours after the frog wedding, a severe rainfall alert was issued for several parts of the country alongside Gorakhpur, including Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, West Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, Meghalaya.

The India Meteorological Department said: “Heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places is very likely.”

“Frog weddings are traditionally staged to bring rain.”

“We have had a long dry spell and farmers, in particular, are upset over the delay in sowing paddy.”

Lavish wedding organised for frogs in India to

Lavish wedding organised for frogs in India to


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