A grand mass marriage ceremony of 21 Sikh couples was organised in Hyderabad on Sunday.
The ceremony saw brides and bridegrooms coming from different parts of Telangana as well as from nearby states of Maharashtra and Karnataka, was held at the Guru Gobind Singh ji Sports Ground in Hyderabad’s Ameerpet region.
While the brides decked out in brightly coloured traditional Punjabi attires, the grooms – adorning saffron ‘pagris’ (headgear) – were also dressed in ethnic Indian outfits.
For the wedding ceremony, the ‘Guru Granth Sahib’ – was duly installed at the venue. The rituals were completed with the couples all doing their lama at the same time.
Before the wedding, a ‘baraat’ (wedding procession) was also taken out from Gurudwara Sahib Ameerpet to the stadium.
The mass ceremony was reportedly organised by Prabandhak Committee of Gurudwara Saheb and Sadh Sangat, Ameerpet. The organising committee had made all the necessary arrangements without charging anything from the couples who got married