Jaipur: On May 26, in Baran, Rajasthan, a remarkable mass wedding ceremony took place, setting a new Guinness World Record. Over two thousand couples tied the knot within 12 hours, surpassing the previous record held by Yemeni couples. This extraordinary event, organized by Shri Mahaveer Goshala Kalyan Sansthan, aimed to support underprivileged individuals by facilitating their marriages.
Couples in Rajasthan tied the knot in a mass ceremony.https://t.co/ZCTNixcCem
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The ceremony included both Hindu and Muslim weddings, with each couple exchanging garlands before proceeding to the mandap area. Qualified priests and officials from respective communities officiated the marriages. The couples were also presented with marriage certificates by government representatives, while the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, and Cabinet Minister Pramod Jain Bhaya bestowed their blessings upon them.
As part of the celebrations, the newlyweds received a range of valuable gifts, including jewellery for the bride, bedding with a mattress, kitchen utensils, and household appliances like televisions, refrigerators, coolers, and induction cookers. Additionally, a sumptuous meal was served to the couples and the numerous guests in attendance.
The record-breaking mass wedding ceremony in Baran, Rajasthan, not only made history but also fulfilled the noble objective of providing support and happiness to the marginalized sections of society.