Ahmedabad: At least 200 Muslim couples got married in a mass marriage ceremony organised by Jamia Faizanul Quran and ISSA Foundation in Saraspur area of Gujarat’s Ahmedabad.
The newly-married couples were also given useful household items to begin their new lives.
Jamia Faizanul Quran and ISSA Foundation also organise mass marriage for Hindu couples every year.
“The event has been organized to help Muslims from different strata of the society. We come together to conduct a wedding for many people,” said a teacher at Faizan English School.
She added, “Through this wedding, we want to convey the message of equality. We help people who cannot afford proper weddings.”
A bride at the function said, “This is a good platform where Muslims get together. In society, we have poor families who cannot afford marriage. So, with functions like these those families get relief and financial help.”