50 Hindu couples exchange vows in Karachi

Published January 3, 2015
A bride gets final touches from a relative. — AFP
A bride gets final touches from a relative. — AFP
Rituals are performed at the wedding. — AFP
Rituals are performed at the wedding. — AFP
A  couple performs Hindu rituals. — AFP
A couple performs Hindu rituals. — AFP
A bride and groom sit together during a mass marriage ceremony held in Karachi. — Reuters
A bride and groom sit together during a mass marriage ceremony held in Karachi. — Reuters
A Hindu groom wears a traditional cap. — AFP
A Hindu groom wears a traditional cap. — AFP
A  couple performs a Hindu rituals. — AFP
A couple performs a Hindu rituals. — AFP
Materials to be used for marriage rites are displayed. — Reuters
Materials to be used for marriage rites are displayed. — Reuters
A bride gets ready for the wedding ceremony. — Reuters
A bride gets ready for the wedding ceremony. — Reuters
A bride and groom at a mass marriage ceremony. — Reuters
A bride and groom at a mass marriage ceremony. — Reuters
Hindu brides and a groom, far right, wait for a mass wedding ceremony. — AP
Hindu brides and a groom, far right, wait for a mass wedding ceremony. — AP
A  couple performs Hindu rituals. — AFP
A couple performs Hindu rituals. — AFP
A family member adjusts the scarf of a bride. — Reuters
A family member adjusts the scarf of a bride. — Reuters
A bride and groom sit beside family members. — Reuters
A bride and groom sit beside family members. — Reuters

Fifty Hindu couples across Pakistan took their wedding vows during a mass wedding ceremony on YMCA ground, Karachi organised by the Pakistan Hindu Council . The council has been arranging mass weddings since 2008.

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