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PICTURES: Business tycoon turns father for 236 girls of Gujarat

“I feel extremely proud for organising such a mass wedding....my son Mitul and my uncle’s son Jay also got married during the ceremony,” said Mahesh Savani from Savani Group. He said, “Of these 236 girls, five were from Maharashtra, three from

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 27 Dec 2016 4:44 AM GMT

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Ahemdabad: In a gesture of humanity, as many as 236 girls who had lost their fathers were married off at a mass-wedding ceremony here organised by a local real estate firm PP Savani Group.

The marriage included five Muslims and a Christian girl and two boys from Savani family also got married at the ceremony.

PICTURES: Business tycoon turns father for 236 girls of Gujarat

“I feel extremely proud for organising such a mass wedding....my son Mitul and my uncle’s son Jay also got married during the ceremony,” said Mahesh Savani from Savani Group

He said, “Of these 236 girls, five were from Maharashtra, three from Rajasthan, one from Bihar and rest were from Gujarat. During the 'Kanyadaan’, we gave them clothes, ornaments, utensils and five house appliances each.”

The tycoon stated, "The family had been organising such weddings for the last five years. I have now become a proud foster-father of 708 fatherless girls who were married off by my family in the last five years.”

In slides ahead: pictures of marriage...

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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