India: Annual stick fight fete leaves one dead, injures dozens

One person was killed and 69 more injured during an annual ritualistic 'Banni Utsavam' stick festival in Devaragattu, Saturday. The annual stick fight commemorates the legend of Shiva turning into Bhairava to kill the two demons of Mani and Mallasura, who lived in the Devaragattu hills and tortured saints that undertook penance. Local media report that a 60 year-old-man suffered a heart attack... Еще during the fete and was pronounced dead. Six people sustained serious injuries and were taken to Adoni Government Hospital.

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