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Gujarat: Fatherless brides tie knot in mass wedding

News Agencies | Updated on: 25 December 2017, 11:55 IST
(ANI)

At least 251 couples tied the knot at a mass wedding ceremony in Gujarat's Surat.

The mass wedding was organised by a businessman Mahesh Savani on 24 December.

Savani took up the responsibility to pay for the expenses of marriages of girls who have lost their father and are not financially stable to meet the expenses of marriage.

He has been organizing the mass marriage since past five years.

Savani has done "Kanyadaan" of around 1000 girls including the 251 girls who got married yesterday.

The businessman not only takes the responsibility of Hindu girls but there are five Muslim girls and one Christian girl, whose marriage will take place according to their religious customs. 

-ANI

First published: 25 December 2017, 11:55 IST
 
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