Muslim man who took care of orphaned Hindu girl marries her according to Vedic rituals
Groom’s parents were happily accepted without any request for a dowry. (Credits: Twitter / ANI)
After Pooja Vadigeri’s relatives refused to take care of her after she was orphaned ten years ago, Mehaboob Masli took her under his wing.
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In an exemplary example of community friendship and love, a Muslim man from Vijayapura in Karnataka not only cared for an orphaned Hindu girl aged 18 for 10 years, but also arranged her marriage to a Hindu groom. in accordance with Vedic rituals.
After Pooja Vadigeri’s relatives refused to take care of her after she was orphaned ten years ago, Mehaboob Masli took her under his wing. Mehaboob has two sons and two daughters.
Karnataka: A Muslim man, who is the guardian of
18 year old Hindu girl facilitated her marriage to a Hindu man according to Hindu rituals in Vijayapura on Friday
âIt was my responsibility to marry her to a man of the religion to which she belongs,â said the man, Mehboob Masli. pic.twitter.com/V72EAD9k0F
– ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2021
“It was my responsibility to marry her to a man of the religion to which she belongs,” Masli told ANI.
He further told the media that the groom’s parents happily accepted Pooja without any dowry requests.
Sources say Masli is a man known for his social service. He organizes various events to promote community harmony. The bride expressed her gratitude, saying “I am very lucky to have such good parents who took care of me,” ANI reports.
A similar incident occurred last year when a Muslim from Maharashtra arranged the marriage of his âadoptedâ Hindu sisters. Bababhai Pathan of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, became the talk of the town after adopting two âorphanâ Hindu women as sisters and marrying them according to Hindu customs and rituals.
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