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India Hosts Cow-Trampling Festival

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You've heard the old holiday song about Grandma getting run over by a reindeer ... Well, in India they take it semi–seriously.

Except, instead of a reindeer ... It's cows.

Dozens of people in one village observing an annual holiday by getting trampled by a herd of rushing bovines.

It falls on the day after the Hindu Festival of Lights and locals have been practicing the bizarre ritual for centuries.

The faithful believe their prayers will be answered if they participate.

Organizers say it's completely safe and no one ever gets hurt.