Man marries younger sister after bride dies at wedding

In what seems to be an ‘inhumane act’, a groom in India’s Gujarat state tied the knot with younger sister of his bride-to-be after she died of cardiac arrest while going through the wedding rituals

The incident took place in front of a temple in Bhavnagar city of the state, Times Now reported on Monday

According to the report, bride Hetal fell ill and collapsed while performing wedding rituals beside Vishal, the groom

She was rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead

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The bride's body was reportedly kept in morgue until the marriage was solemnised

Terming the incident 'very sad', corporator of the city Laxmanbhai Rathore asserted that the members of society convinced the family to set an example and not send the bridegroom “empty-handed” even though the family of the bride was devastated by the death of their daughter

Date:28-Feb-2023 Reference:View Original Link