27 displaced couples tie knot in violence hit Muzaffarnagar

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Muzaffarnagar, Sept 26: Weeks after violence hit Muzaffarngar, life is limping back to normal in this Uttar Pradesh district with 27 Muslim couples, displaced during riots, tying the knot at a mass wedding in Shahpur area here.

The 'nikah' was performed in the district last evening for the victims displaced by the communal riots and currently living in relief camps.

The mass wedding was organised by Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind and the ceremonies were performed by Maulana Syed Arshad Madeni at the residence of a social worker at Shahpur town.

27 Muslim couples tied the knot at a mass wedding in Shahpur.

The State Social Welfare Department has provided Rs 1,00,000 to the newly-wed brides and an additional amount of Rs 10,000 was given by the organisers to the brides for their rehabilitation.

PTI

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