Bride calls off wedding after groom fails to count notes
After the husband miscounted 10 rupee bills, an Indian lady called off her wedding during the ceremony.
It’s well known that subcontinental marriages aren’t just about love. It is a compact between people of (typically) similar backgrounds, social classes, values, and lifestyles who can relate to each other as they work together to preserve their family and family names.
Education typically reflects one’s class bias. Everyone has aspirations for their future spouse, even though the older generation in the subcontinent will advise you not to. Most people marry those with similar education. For several reasons, young women today avoid marrying lower-educated men.
A recent Uttar Pradesh, India incident illustrates this. Rita Singh of Farrukhabad could not take the idea that her husband-to-be had poor math skills, so she called off her wedding after he failed to count a few 10 rupee bills.
Her relatives tested the groom after the ceremony’s priest told them he feared he couldn’t do basic math. They gave him Rs10 notes to count.
The groom misunderstood the homework and failed math.
The 21-year-old bride rushed out of the ceremony and said she couldn’t marry the man.
The bride’s family then claimed media outlets they were unaware of the groom’s “mentally unstable” condition.
The bride-to-brother be’s told reporters that because the mediator was a close relative, they believed his portrayal of the groom and did not meet him before the ceremony.
We tested him after the priest said he was acting suspiciously. He failed to count 30 Rs10 bills we gave him. Rita refused their marriage after learning about his condition.”
The bride’s refusal to marriage caused a family conflict that required police intervention. The bride refused to compromise, and the groom’s baraat (wedding party) returned without a bride.