47 Muslim Brides and Grooms Get Married in Mass Wedding in India

47 Muslim Brides and Grooms Get Married in Mass Wedding in India
Mon 05-11-2012

The city of Ahmedabad has celebrated a mass wedding of 47 Muslim brides and grooms.

The brides all wore peach saris with a covering veil as they waited for the ceremony in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad to begin. The grooms were all dressed in traditional outfit.

Mass weddings in India are quite common, giving poor people a good ceremony or held on an auspicious date of the year.