PATNA: A groom in Bihar returned home marrying an unknown girl after the original bride with whom his wedding had been fixed refused to marry him for being “bald-headed”.
The incident took place in West Champaran district in the weekend.
The marriage of Dr Ravi Kumar, neurologist in a Delhi’s hospital, was scheduled to be solemnised with a girl from Sugauli village in West Champaran on Sunday.
As per the wedding itinerary, the wedding party reached the house of the girl on the scheduled date and the guests enjoyed all the delicacies. Even the ritual of garland-exchange was completed in a very happy atmosphere.
The twist in the tale came when the groom reached the “Shadi Mandap” (wedding venue) for the completion of final rounds of wedding rituals and removed his crown from his head.
Witnesses said after watching the groom nearly hairless the bride refused to marry him. Very soon, both sides tried hard to convince her but she remained adamant on her decision to not to marry him at any cost.
Left unnerved, the groom side launched an extensive search for “bride” and eventually the groom was married with another girl named Neha Kumari from the same village at local temple.
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