A 42-year-old man married his three live-in partners in the same position in accordance with tribal customs in the Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh.
The six children he has with the three women also took part in the wedding rites, the event in the village of Mori Falia itself became a hot topic on social media with netizens sharing images of the wedding card, groom and brides and the festivities.
While he was walking around overseeing the arrangements and tending to the guests, Maurya, a former sarpanch from Nanpur village, about 400 kilometers from Bhopal, told PTI that in 2003 he was engaged to his first partner and that his two other partners have also lived with him for years. the past 15 years.
Villagers said the function, in which Maurya married Naanbai, Mela and Sakri in the same mandap, lasted three days according to tribal customs, with the revelry including playing ‘dhol’ and ‘monthal’, a tribal drum.
Tribal marriage was necessary for social acceptance and for involvement in religious and other community auspicious events, they said.
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