Lifestyle & Belief

60 Seconds on Earth: Need an elephant? Get to Asia's largest and oldest livestock fair


A man washes an elephant and India's largest livestock fair.


Abhishek Madhukar

BIHAR, India — Billed as a cattle fair, India’s Sonepur Mela is also place to buy elephants and catch carnival rides, bathe in the Ganges and dance. The Indian state of Bihar hosts the event every winter and millions visit. Videographer Abhishek Madhukar captured it all on video.