Mass Wedding

  • 160 couples tie knot in mass wedding in Muzaffarnagar October 8, 2013

    One hundred and sixty couples, who were displaced after last month's riots and were living in a relief camp, tied the knot at a mass wedding at Shahpur in Muzaffarnagar. The 'nikah' was performed by Maulana Mahmood Madani, general secretary of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, last evening for the victims displaced by the...
  • Chennai: 27 couples wed with a difference December 9, 2011

    CHENNAI: Twenty-seven couples getting married under the same roof may itself be a rare sight. But what made the mass wedding at Geeta Bhavan in Gopalapuram even more special was the fact that each of the 27 couples featured at least one differently-abled partner. Even as they sat in pairs, all...
  • Navneet Kaur to wed MLA Ravi Rana January 29, 2011

    Nagpur: In one of the biggest community marriages, over 2,800 couples from different communities will tie the knot in Amravati. Actress Navneet Kaur will also tie the knot with Independent MLA Ravi Rana in this event. "A total of 2835 couples, 900 Buddhist, 600 tribal, 350 Muslim, 150 physically handicapped and...
  • 45,000 take part in mass wedding in Korea October 15, 2009

    Asan, (South Korea): It was his wedding day, but Choi In-seok admitted to a twinge of nervousness on Wednesday about spending the rest of his life with the woman hand-picked for him by the Unification Church. The 34-year-old English teacher was among 45,000 people worldwide who took part in a mass...
  • Parties use wedding season to woo voters February 19, 2009

    Nashik: Elections are around the corner and so it's time for political parties to come out and build alliances. But in Maharahstra they are building alliances of a more personal kind. Mass marriages have become the favoured method of wooing votes. The Shiv Sena recently organised the marriage of 150...
  • Andhra govt’s political knot: mass Muslim weddings October 26, 2008

    Hyderabad: It was the end of a long wait for several young couples, as in a first-of-its-kind endeavour, Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday conducted about 200 Muslim marriages. “TDP did it last year, so we are following the same trend. So now the government is organising marriages not just for the...
  • Girl thrashed for refusing to marry June 19, 2007

    Rajamundry (Andhra Pradesh): A mass wedding ceremony organised by the Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam at Rajahmundry was meant to be a new beginning of for some 100 couples. But things turned ugly for 20-year-old Devi when her father began to thrash her for refusing to marry. As the rituals for the wedding...
  • She arranges weddings in dozens June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Arranging one wedding can be difficult. But one woman has been arranging a dozen of marriages, all to be held on the same day for the past seven years and making a lot of brides very happy. “I always dreamed of having a grand wedding. Everyone gets married...
  • Ash's 'sindoor' sparks speculation June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Actors Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan on Saturday made their first public appearance after getting engaged on January 14. They were seen at a mass wedding organised on SP General Secretary Amar Singh’s 51st birthday in Vindhyachal near Mirzapur in Eastern UP. Abhishek applied sindur on Aishwarya, which is...