42 couples exchange marriage vows in mass marriage

Nearly 42 couples from the Hindu and Muslim community tied the knot at a mass marriage ceremony organised by the Uttar Pradesh Government in Aligarh on Thursday. In the presence of visitors and families, the couples exchanged garlands and performed wedding rituals. The occasion was conducted by religious gurus coming from various faiths, who had come to supervise and conduct all the marriages according to rituals espoused in different religions. Out of the 42 couples, four were Muslim and the remaining 38 belonged to Hindu religion. Spreading a message of diversity, all the couple's exchanged the vows under the same roof.