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Indian Mass Marriage in Gujarat!

Indian Mass Marriage in Gujarat!

India TV News Desk [ Updated: February 23, 2013 12:08 IST ]
  • An Indian relative helps a bride get ready before a ritual during the Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
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    An Indian relative helps a bride get ready before a ritual during the Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.

  • A total of 151 Muslim couples tied the knot at the mass marriage. Mass marriages in India are organized by social organizations primarily to help the economically backward families who cannot afford the high ceremony costs as well as the customary dowry and expensive gifts that are still prevalent in many communities.
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    A total of 151 Muslim couples tied the knot at the mass marriage. Mass marriages in India are organized by social organizations primarily to help the economically backward families who cannot afford the high ceremony costs as well as the customary dowry and expensive gifts that are still prevalent in many communities.

  • Indian bridegrooms sit together during the Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
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    Indian bridegrooms sit together during the Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.

  • Indian men prepare food for the Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
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    Indian men prepare food for the Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.

  • Indian brides sit together during the Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Mass marriages in India are organized by social organizations primarily to help the economically backward families who cannot afford the high ceremony costs as well as the customary dowry and expensive gifts that are still prevalent in many communities.
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    Indian brides sit together during the Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Mass marriages in India are organized by social organizations primarily to help the economically backward families who cannot afford the high ceremony costs as well as the customary dowry and expensive gifts that are still prevalent in many communities.

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