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160 couples tie knot in mass wedding in Muzaffarnagar

PTI  Muzaffarnagar, October 08, 2013
First Published: 12:07 IST(8/10/2013) | Last Updated: 12:10 IST(8/10/2013)

One hundred and sixty couples,who were displaced after last month's riots and were living in a relief camp, tied the knot at a mass wedding at Shahpur in the district.

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The 'nikah' was performed by Maulana Mahmood Madani, general secretary of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, last evening for the victims displaced by the communal riots.

The organisation has provided Rs. 15,000 each and essential items for daily use to the newly-wed couples, Madani said.

Several people have lost their homes and were forced to live in relief camps after the Muzaffarnagar riots that claimed at least 62 lives.

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