New Delhi: In a bid to appease rain gods before the onset of monsoon, villagers in Chitraduga district of Karnataka paraded naked a minor boy festooned with flowers on Friday. 
 
Following an ancient custom, the villagers of Chitraduga district publicly paraded the naked boy while beating drums alongside him to appease the rain gods. 
 
The boy carried a garland of flowers on his head while the villagers followed him behind in the ritual.