Bride Marries Wedding Guest After
Groom Goes Missing
A bride had to marry a wedding guest
after her groom suddenly disappeared from the ceremony in the state of Uttar
Pradesh in India.
It was reported that the incident
took place on Monday, May 16, in the town of Maharajpur, in the Indian state of
According to the news outlet, the
couple had just completed their jaimala, or exchange of garlands, when the
groom went missing. At the time, their families were getting ready for the main
After a search by the bride’s
family, they concluded that the groom did not just disappear, but intentionally
fled the scene.
Following several deliberations, the
bride then tied the knot with one of the baraatis, a member of the marriage
party from the groom’s side whose family also agreed to marrying him off to the
After the ceremony, the bride’s
family reportedly lodged a complaint against the groom and his family.