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Families of bride & groom clash over sherwani, pelt stones at each other

Bhopal: Families of the bride and the groom had a spat over the groom wearing ‘sherwani’ instead of the traditional attire, during the marriage ceremony. The squabble took a violent turn with the families of the bride and groom clashing and pelting stones at each other. The incident occurred in a village of Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh village on Saturday night.

According to the locals, after the tribal groom reached the bride’s home in a ‘sherwani’ instead of the traditional ‘dhoti-kurta’, the bride’s family took an objection to it which led to a heated argument which later turned violent.

According to the reports, the groom identified as Sundarlal was wearing sherwani, while the bride’s relatives wanted the marriage rituals be performed in traditional ‘dhoti-kurta’. The dispute led to a heated argument between the two sides later turning into a violent clash.

Later groom told reporters that there was no issue with the bride’s family, but blamed some of her relatives of assaulting people. He sought action against those who were involved in assault and stone-pelting.

Grooms relatives reached Dhamnod police station in large numbers and staged a protest alleging that stones were hurled at them by the bride’s relatives, causing injuries to some.

However, later both families agreed and the marriage function was completed. Telangana Today reported.

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