79 Hindu couples tie the knot at Karachi mass wedding

Published: January 7, 2019
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The lead couple of the mass wedding, Vijay and Lakshmi, performed marriage rituals at the stage while other 78 other couples followed them. PHOTO COURESTY: ARAB NEWS

The lead couple of the mass wedding, Vijay and Lakshmi, performed marriage rituals at the stage while other 78 other couples followed them. PHOTO COURESTY: ARAB NEWS

KARACHI: Seventy-nine Hindu couples including some from Tharparkar, tied the knot at a mass wedding ceremony held in Karachi.

PHOTO COURTESY: ARAB NEWS

PHOTO COURTESY: ARAB NEWS

The event was organised by the Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) on Sunday.

The PHC Founder Ramesh Kumar Vankwani and PHC Chief Gopal Khamwani welcomed visitors to the ceremony.

PHOTO COURTESY: ARAB NEWS

PHOTO COURTESY: ARAB NEWS

Speaking on the occasion, Vankwani said that this is the eleventh event organised by the PHC since the start of 2018.

The PHC founder said that the council would organise more mass wedding events such as this in the future.

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He said that dowry of Rs100,000 each is also given to each couple selected across Sindh.

PHOTO COURTESY: ARAB NEWS

PHOTO COURTESY: ARAB NEWS

The marriage ceremony included all Hindu religious rites with flowers music and fireworks.

One of the couples said the “PHC is helping alleviate the problems of the Hindu community in Pakistan as many girls can’t even get married.”

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  • Bunny Rabbit
    Jan 8, 2019 - 1:01AM

    wow what a fine article .hope to hear more such news from minorities in Pak. Recommend

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    Jan 8, 2019 - 5:05PM

    pray for peaceful and happy life…Recommend

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