Groom fails to read newspaper without glasses; Bride calls off the wedding

As more news related to weddings arises nowadays, news on a unique case in Uttar Pradesh, Auraiya is coming out now.

a bride named Archana called off her wedding because the groom could not read the newspaper without his spectacles.

Arjun Singh, a resident of Jamalpur village of Sadar Kotwali area, fixed his daughter Archana’s marriage with a man named Shivam from Banshi village. Singh fixed his daughter’s marriage with Shivam as he was a ‘well-educated boy’.

A case was also charged against the groom and family. 

Until the day of the marriage, the bride’s family was unaware of the groom’s weak eyesight. It was the bride Archana who first realized that the groom was visually impaired on the wedding day. Archana along with one of her relatives felt suspicious about it and asked the groom to read the newspaper without wearing spectacles.

The groom, who could not see without his glasses, failed the test. Consequently, through a unanimous decision of the bride’s family, the marriage was called off.

“I had no idea that the groom’s eyesight was so weak. My daughter, on knowing the fact, decided to call off the marriage.”, said the bride’s father.

The bride’s family then demanded that the groom’s family return the cash and the motorcycle given as dowry, along with all the expenses that they had incurred for the marriage.

Police have registered a case and launched an investigation into the incident.

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