Monthly Archives: April 2015

Nepal Tragedy: Double Standards in Sympathy

Keeping In Touch

I am not going to say anything. I am only going to quote what a person named Vasanth Krishna on Facebook wrote in his timeline along with some pictures.

“I wonder why Human cries for Human only. So selfish! So self-centered! Just a month back there was a huge massacre for annual religious festival in Nepal.
More than 250,000 animals were lined up for slaughter as Nepal embarks on a two-day religious festival where buffalo, birds and goats were sacrificed to appease a Hindu goddess.
Millions of Hindus flocked to the ceremony, which are held every five years at the temple of Gadhimai, the goddess of power, in Bariyarpur, Nepal, near the Indian border.
The last time the festival was held, in 2009, more than 250,000 animals were killed, according to animal rights organisation PETA, who is campaigning to put a stop to the practice. This is most horrid procedure…

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