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160 couples tie knot in mass wedding in Muzaffarnagar

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One hundred and sixty couples tied the knot at a mass wedding at Shahpur in the district

mass weddingMuzaffarnagar: One hundred and sixty couples, who were displaced after last month’s riots who were living in a relief camp, tied the knot at a mass wedding at Shahpur in the district.

The ‘nikah’ was performed by Maulana Mahmood Madani, general secretary of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, last evening for the victims displaced by the communal riots.

The organization has provided Rs 15,000 each and essential items for daily use to the newly-wed couples, Madani said.

Several people have lost their homes and were forced to live in relief camps after the Muzaffarnagar riots that claimed at least 62 lives.

PTI

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