If you thought you’d read the headline wrong, you are most likely not alone. Yes, you did read it right. The incident did happen, in Uttar Pradesh.
According to a TOI report, a family in Pratapgarh district’s Behdaul Kala village organized post-death rituals or ‘terahvin’ ceremony for their pet rooster that had died while trying to save his master’s lamb from a stray dog.
That day, on July 7, the rooster named Lalji was kept in the backyard of the house, while the family were seated in the front yard.
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Over 500 guests were invited to the ‘terahvin’ ceremony on Thursday and the guests were treated to the customary feast. A photograph of the rooster was also placed on a table at the ceremony.