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Man weds hillock!

January 6, 2008

“In a hope to ward off the naxal menace, a tribal man of Jharkhand has married a hillock.”

[Naxalite or Naxalism is an informal name given to radical, often violent, revolutionary communist groups that were born out of the Sino-Soviet split in the Indian communist movement. Ideologically they belong to various trends of Maoism.]

“Asked for the reason of marrying the hillock, Munda claimed he had dreamt of the hill goddess directing him to marry the hillock to save the village from naxal activities.”

Weird things that happen in India never cease to amaze me.

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