A ‘one-way' wedding: In U'khand red zone, brides come to wed grooms
The Times of India Mumbai|May 16, 2021
Pithoragarh: In a Covid-hit village of Uttarakhand without medical facilities or doctors, two weddings have set an example. Instead of the groom going to fetch the bride and then returning, which would have caused people — baratis — moving out twice, the brides came to their new home with less than five persons, wed the grooms and stayed put in the village. Tradition? Well, it had to be tweaked a bit keeping in mind the current crisis.
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