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Bride refuses to marry after groom turns up drunk; 'Baraatis' held hostage in UP's Pratapgarh

A bride in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj called off her wedding after the groom and his friends turned up drunk at the venue.

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Published on 7 Jun 2021 6:20 AM GMT

Bride refuses to marry after groom turns up drunk; Baraatis held hostage in UPs Pratapgarh
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A 22-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj called off her wedding after the groom and his friends turned up drunk at the venue.

As the woman called off the wedding, her family held the groom and the "baraatis" hostage, asking them to return the gifts they were given when the wedding was fixed.

The groom's family also called the cops, requesting them to mediate, as the woman refused to budge.

Bride Refuses to marry:

The incident happened at Tikri village of Pratapgarh city in Prayagraj during the wedding ceremony. A farmer in Tikri village had arranged his daughter's wedding with one Ravindra Patel.

On the wedding day, the groom and some of his friends arrived at the venue in a drunken state.

The woman and her family kept ignoring the groom and his friends' overtures. The situation took a turn when the groom forced the bride to dance before the "jaimala" ceremony.

The woman refused to dance which apparently pissed the groom and he created a ruckus. Irked at his behaviour, the woman called off the wedding and her family kept the groom and his family captive.

Bride's family members claimed, "the groom and his friends continued to be sarcastic with the bride and her family allegedly under the influence of alcohol, the girl decided to call off the wedding."

The police arrived at the scene to resolve the matter. The woman refused to marry the man. The matter resolved when the groom's family agreed to return the cash and other items to the woman's family.

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