The Simplest Marriage Ceremony

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We Pakistanis are a strange lot when it comes to marriages. We work all our lives, saving money for a house, and more importantly for our kids marriages. Not that there’s something wrong with this, but comparing ourselves with animals and birds we’re kind of complicated being the better beings. The other beings for instance take care of their young ones only to let them go their own ways on achieving adulthood, in that they train and equip them with the necessary survival skills. In our case its a little more than that, we feed, train, educate, equip them with the necessary skills and finally marry them off, to lead their lives. But then speaking specifically of our Eastern values, where we are held by strong family bonds its logical to be connected with our kin for life or death. But when comparing ourselves to western nations we fall short of many things and yet gain on many.

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Azhar Haidri set to marry twice in 24 hours, “The Lucky Guy”

Picture this; Azhar Haidri 23 was in love with Rumana Aslam (21) and his family wanted him to marry Humaira Qasim (28). What  is a guy in love supposed to do? Dump his sweetheart for family or affront his family by marrying his love? Tough choice, very tough indeed. So he worked out a novel solution, what if he married both? Ahem! both on the same date, that is. Surprisingly, both girls agreed! And the man is all set to marry both damsels. In Pakistan, it is not uncommon for a man to marry twice or even more times, but this happening in 24 hours is strange indeed. The guy considers himself lucky, hmm, me says “wait and see” dude, lucky isn’t marrying two girls in 24 hours.

Haidri Haidri , “The lucky guy”