Srinagar, July 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in the first-ever mass marriage, as many as 105 couples tied the knot in a simple function in Amar Singh Club in Srinagar. The couples belonged to various parts of north Kashmir including Srinagar.

Ghulam Rasool Chakan, who organized the function told media that “It is the first such mass marriage.”

“In this mass marriage, we have couples from Uri, Sumbal, Pattan, Beerwa, Budgam, Khan Sahab, Baramulla and even from Srinagar,” Chakan said.

Chakan said he has a number of donors who do not wish to be identified and they function this annual exercise. “We give some items to the marking couples after the ceremony is over,” Chakan said. “This year, we are giving as many as 41 items to these new families as the basic support from the donors’ funding.”

In Sunday’s mass marriages, there were 38 couples from Budgam, 34 from Bandipore, two each from Srinagar and Ganderbal and 29 from Baramulla district.


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