A community marriage ceremony of the couples belonging to Muslim community was held at the N. H. School ground in Mira Road on Friday which was conceptualised by Congress MLC and Trustee, Muzaffar Hussain . 14 Musli

m couples tied the knot during the ” Ijtimai Nikahalt39 organized by the Al- Shams Trust of the Jama Masjid, Mira Road.

Congress MLC and Trustee, Muzaffar Hussain is behind the concept of organising the wedding ceremony for 14 young couples, a first of its kind mass ceremony for the Muslim community in Mira Bhayandar.

” Weddings nowadays are a costly affair and poor families are unable to bear the huge expenses, however marriage is something which does not require excessive pomp, its an occasion when two young people accept each other as husband and wife.

Its our sincere effort to turn to he idea of mass weddings where many couples tie the knot under the same roof at the same time.” Hussain said.

” If we had organised the wedding on our own, it would have cost us so much more” said the mother of one of the brides.

MoS for Tribal Development, Rajendra Gavit, MBMC Mayor Tulsidas Mhatre, Deputy SP ( Mira Bhayandar) Prashant Deshpande, civic chief, Vikram Kumar remained present and blessed the couples on the occasion.

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