Bhubaneswar, Mar 7, 2008: In an interesting but unusual instance, villagers solemnized a simian marriage at Mahimamani Jagannath temple situated in Kuliadia, Orissa. Villagers thronged the venue of the marriage for a glimpse of the simian couple.
Manu, the groom and Jhumuri, the bride are three years old. Manu hails from Kuliadia village while Jhumri belongs to Kesharpur. The groom came in a procession like any other wedding to the village temple amidst music and the beat of drums.