Same Sex Marriage in Uttar Pradesh: Lesbian Sisters Tie Knot Against Family Wishes in Varanasi, Post Photos on Social Media
Lucknow, July 4: In an unusual incident, two cousin sisters in Uttar Pradesh got married to each other against their family's wishes. Reports inform that the incident came to light after the duo posted a photograph of their marriage on the social media. According to a report by IANS, the incident which took place in Varanasi is probably the first same sex marriage in the holy city. The bizarre incident, however, sent shock waves across the state.
The report states that both the girls are residents of Rohaniya. They reached a Shiva temple on Wednesday and asked the priest to perform their marriage. The report further states that the priest refused but the girls kept sitting inside the temple till he finally agreed to the request. Reports inform that dressed in jeans and t-shirts, wore a red dupatta and got married. Woman Goes Missing Days After Marriage, Found Living With Lesbian Partner in Haryana.
By the time the marriage was solemnized, a huge crowd had gathered at the temple premises. However, the girls left from the temple area before any untoward incident could take place. As soon as the news spread, several locals criticized the priest for solemnizing the marriage. After the priest was questioned, he revealed that one of the girls belongs to Kanpur and was staying with her cousin here to pursue studies. Gay Couple Hosts Reception in Mumbai.
Earlier this month, a similar incident was reported from Rajasthan, where a girl went missing 23 days after her marriage. Reports inform that a search operation was conducted after her husband, who lives in UP's Shahjahanpur, lodged a missing complaint of his wife. After search was conducted, police found that she was traced living with her lesbian partner in Haryana, who she was in a relationship since the last four years.