No racing, just cake and dressing up at Bengaluru dog ‘marathon’

The Indian city of Bengaluru has chosen to celebrate the birthday of Mohandas Gandhi with an unlikely-sounding dog ‘marathon’, where dozens of dogs paraded around Cubbon Park dressed in Indian traditional costume.

Cubbon Park, Bengaluru.

Cubbon Park, Bengaluru. Image by Samuel Jacob / CC BY 2.0

The connection to Gandhi is not entirely clear, but the celebration attracted large crowds, and finished with a birthday cake feast for the assembled canines. Read more:

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