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In photos: Kukur Tihar, sharing the bond between man and dog in Mexico

AP

Published : Nov 15, 2018, 8:47 am IST
Updated : May 20, 2019, 11:10 am IST
Nepal’s tradition of honouring dogs at Kukur Tihar has been taken to the other side of the world by a collective of Mexican animal rights groups that has started celebrating the festival too.
Nepal’s tradition of honouring dogs at Kukur Tihar has been taken to the other side of the world by a collective of Mexican animal rights groups that has started celebrating the festival too.
Kukur Tihar celebrations were started in Mexico in 2016, and was inspired by the Nepali festival to spread awareness there about the respect humans owe to all animals.
Kukur Tihar celebrations were started in Mexico in 2016, and was inspired by the Nepali festival to spread awareness there about the respect humans owe to all animals.
People play with their dogs during Mexican "Kukur Tihar" event in Mexico City.
People play with their dogs during Mexican "Kukur Tihar" event in Mexico City.
A woman kisses her dog during Mexican "Kukur Tihar" event in Mexico City.
A woman kisses her dog during Mexican "Kukur Tihar" event in Mexico City.
A man kisses his dog during Mexican "Kukur Tihar" event in Mexico City.
A man kisses his dog during Mexican "Kukur Tihar" event in Mexico City.
Dogs garlanded with marigold, and smeared with red powder could be seen with their owners in Puerto Vallarta at two events this week.
Dogs garlanded with marigold, and smeared with red powder could be seen with their owners in Puerto Vallarta at two events this week.
A woman holds her dog during Mexican "Kukur Tihar" event in Mexico City.
A woman holds her dog during Mexican "Kukur Tihar" event in Mexico City.
A woman puts some colored powder on her dog.
A woman puts some colored powder on her dog.

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