To each his own drink: Celebrations after Dasara
news Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute | October 7, 2014 | 1.14 pm IST Pili Vesha (tiger costume) in Tulu or Huli vesha in Kannada is a tradition in the coastal districts of Karnataka in which boys and men paint themselves as tigers and dance through the streets to the beats of drums. As multiple groups of boys and men go from street to street, they are accompanied by the haunting beat of the drums that the sea breeze carries far away on a dark night. Generally, boys and young men pain themselves up in bright yellow paint with black stripes and well, colourful underwear. This year, after the festivities were over, the child and the man, could both be seen chilling out with their respective drinks. A child is seen drinking juice in Mangalore, a small city is Dakshina Kannada district. This man with his drink
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