Indian goat weighing 175kg is centre of Eid attraction in Indore

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Moin Khan feeding his black goat. Image Credit: ANI

Indore, Madhya Pradesh: A goat in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore has become the centre of attraction on the eve of Eid Al Adha, also known as the ‘festival of sacrifice’.

According to the owner of the black goat, Moin Khan, the animal weighs 175 kilos and is priced at a whopping Rs550,000 (Over Dh27,100).

Khan said that the goat has been fed on cashew nuts, raisins and almonds.

Speaking to ANI, Khan said: “This black goat of Punjabi breed, which has been reared for 10 months, weighs about 175 kilogrammes and its height is about 4 feet. People have put the price of black goats up to Rs5.5 lakh but I have been rearing the goat for 10 months and will sacrifice on the day of Eid Al Adha.”

“I have another brown goat whose weight is about 150 kilogrammes,” he added.

Everyone present in the area would have definitely gone green with envy for the owner of the goat.

Eid is an occasion of joy and peace, where people celebrate with their families, let go of past grudges and make meaningful connections with one another. Around the world, Eid traditions and festivities vary and many countries have unique cultural approaches to this important festival.