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Wedding Called Off After Groom’s Father And Bride's Mother Run Away Together

Wedding Called Off After Groom’s Father And Bride's Mother Run Away Together

The groom’s father and bride’s mother reportedly knew each other quite well because they both lived in the same neighborhood.

In what seems to be a bizarre twist of events, a wedding ceremony had to be called off after the groom’s father and bride’s mother both disappeared. They are believed to have eloped. The bride and groom, from the state of Gujarat, India, were looking forward to getting married in February after almost a year of planning. However, there was no choice but to put the ceremony on hold after their parents, a 48-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman, disappeared 11 days ago, the Times of India The groom's father, who is a businessman and member of a local political party, reportedly left his house around January 10 while the mother, who is married to a broker, also went missing. 



 

 

A source close to the family revealed that the groom’s father and bride’s mother knew each other quite well because they both lived in the same neighborhood. It is understood that the two of them have known each other since their childhood, and they were also in a relationship before the woman got married to the broker. “They knew each other since they lived in the same society. Some of their close friends informed us after they eloped that they had a relationship in the past too. However, (the woman) got engaged with her current husband in Navsari." 



 

 

Sadly, the news of their elopement has spread all over social media and has become a talking point. The thing is, Indian culture is quite conservative in several ways and they most often care about "what will the society say?" mindset. This causes them to do things according to societal norms and not really do what they want to. Following your heart is not really an option for many people there, and this is one example.  



 

 

Divorce is another taboo in India, which is why only 1 out of 100 Indian marriages end up in divorce, as reported in 2015. The woman might have had a tough time with her husband, but it wasn't like she had the choice to leave him. Doing that would have led to her being shunned from society and that's the last thing she wants. Several women in India also resort to being homemakers after their wedding, leaving them with little to no income. 



 

 

This way, they have no option but to stay with the man they were married to. They also have to depend on men to provide for them. In such situations, it is quite hard for the woman to walk out of a failed marriage. While this may seem funny, it's quite heartbreaking for the parties involved, especially the bride and groom who were prepping to get married after a year of being engaged. 



 

Disclaimer : This is based on sources and we have been unable to verify this information independently.

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