Bengaluru: Wedding called off due to food shortage, bride says matter of 'self respect'
The incident took place at Soudamini Kalyana Mantapa in Konanakunte in South Bengaluru on Saturday.
The couple got engaged six weeks back and their wedding date was fixed on April 11. On April 10, the families of the couple were hosting a pre-wedding reception, when around thirty guests from groom's side were left without getting food, due to shortage.
Bride's family tried to convince groom's family that fresh food will be ready within few minutes, but they refused to budge.
Angered groom, who felt insulted, even threw away his garland and walked out, after which a war of words ensued between both the families. Then police had to intervene to resolve the matter.
Later, the groom's family said they are ready to ahead for the wedding, but by that time, bride had changed her mind.
Calling as an issue of self-respect, the bride said that she cannot marry a person, who can create a scene, just because the food got exhausted.
The incident grabbed media limelight in local news channels in Karnataka. Both the bride and the groom appeared in debate in news channels.
The groom even alleged that bride wanted him to stay away from his parents after their marriage and that was the main reason behind the cancelelation of the wedding. Later, he even asked media to convince him for the wedding.
The groom's family was from Yadalammanagara in Subrhamanyapura while the bride was a resident of Kanakpura.