Child marriage is illegal in India, but it still takes place in a few rural areas where it is considered a traditional religious practice.
Very small child forced to get married in Rajasthan Mass Child marriage ceremony!
A Rajasthani rural wedding taking place near Tonk district of Rajasthan, India. It took place as a part of a community wedding where about a hundred couples tied the knot. Interestingly, the place where the grooms stayed was named “Ayodhyapuri” and “Janakpuri” was meant for the brides. The bride and groom are dressed in traditional outfits distributed to all wedding couples by the organisers of the community wedding.
A child marriage takes place in Rajasthan, India.
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