Photo Essay – Bakra Eid Goats, Old Delhi
Our dear departed souls.
[Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi]
These goats will die tomorrow.
Tomorrow is the Muslim festival of Eid ul Zuha, or Bakra Eid, in which animals are sacrificed to commemorate the legend of a devout man’s complete surrender to his God.
Once again the streets in Old Delhi are alive with soon-to-be-dead goats. But this time some of these goats will continue to live at least on the pages of The Delhi Walla.
Sorry, nothing personal