Surat family arranges for wedding for 236 fatherless girls
The event was organised by the local real estate firm P P Savani Group.
Notably, apart from these 236 girls which included five Muslims and a Christian, two boys from Savani family also got married at the ceremony.
“Of these 236 girls, five were from Maharashtra, three from Rajasthan, one from Bihar and rest were from Gujarat. During the ‘Kanyadaan’, we gave them clothes, ornaments, utensils and five house appliances each,” he said.
The family had been organising such weddings for the last five years, he said.
“I have now become a proud foster-father of 708 fatherless girls who were married off by my family in the last five years,” he said.