Groom halts his wedding procession, joins protests in UP's Mahoba

Groom halts his wedding procession, joins protests in UP's Mahoba
Groom sitting on an indefinite hunger strike with other protestors in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh (Photo/ANI)

Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec 3 (ANI): A man in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba on his way to get married halted his wedding procession briefly to join a group of protesters on a hunger strike here, before proceeding to tie the knot.
The incident took place on Sunday night. Reportedly, a few people have been sitting here on an indefinite strike for the past 10 days demanding the setting up of a medical college in Mahoba.
"We have been on an indefinite hunger strike for the past 10 days now. Our demand is that a medical college should be constructed here. A groom was heading out for his wedding and when he saw us and after enquiring about our demands, joined us," according to a protestor.
"The groom supported us and stated that Mahoba needs a medical college," he added.

The groom proceeded towards his wedding and got married, according to reports. (ANI)