Groom marries bride’s sister with dead body of bride lying in another room
A man, Mangesh Kumar married to bride’s sister while the dead body remained in the next room, in India.
The marriage was planned between Surbhia and Mangesh but the Surbhia died due to a sudden heart attack.
Surbhi and Mangesh were exchanging traditional flower garlands during a ceremony called the jaimala when Surbhi collapsed onstage.
Amid the incident, it was suggested that the bride’s younger sister Nisha shall be married with Mangesh.
The dead body was lying in the other room. Meanwhile, Nisha and Mangesh got married.
According to Surbhia’s uncle Ajab Singh, It was a tough call for their family. One daughter lay dead in one room and the wedding of another daughter was being solemnized in the other room.
“We have never witnessed such mixed emotions, the grief over her death and the happiness of the wedding have yet to sink in” said Singh.
The incident took place May 27 in the village of Samaspur, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh,.