200 Muslim couples tie knots in mass wedding ceremony in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: At least 200 Muslim couples got married in a mass marriage ceremony organised by Jamia Faizanul Quran and ISSA Foundation in Saraspur area of Gujarat’s Ahmedabad.

The newly-married couples were also given useful household items to begin their new lives.

Jamia Faizanul Quran and ISSA Foundation also organise mass marriage for Hindu couples every year.

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“The event has been organized to help Muslims from different strata of the society. We come together to conduct a wedding for many people,” said a teacher at Faizan English School.

She added, “Through this wedding, we want to convey the message of equality. We help people who cannot afford proper weddings.”

A bride at the function said, “This is a good platform where Muslims get together. In society, we have poor families who cannot afford marriage. So, with functions like these those families get relief and financial help.”

ANI inputs