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Monsoon signals arrival in MP, state receives rain

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mp rainBhopal:The monsoon signalled its arrival in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday with several areas in the eastern part of the state receiving rain. The met office has warned of heavy rain at some places in the next 24 hours.

The regional meteorological office’s director Anupam Kashyapi told reporters that the monsoon entered by way of Chhindwara and registered its presence in Jabalpur and Sidhi.

According to Kahyapi, the monsson is expected to reach the state capital in 24 to 48 hours while the city has already received showers over the last two days. Heavy rain is expected in Jabalpur, Khandwa and Burhanpur districts within 24 hours.

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Man marries two brides in first of a kind wedding in MP

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A hilarious news, a resident of Madhya Pradesh Sandeep Uike married two women at the same mandap with all the rituals and formalities in presence of family and relatives. One of the brides was Sandeep’s girlfriend whereas the second wife was chosen by his family.

As per the report by news agency IANS, the man who is a resident of Keria village of Ghodadongri block met a woman whom he later fell in love with while studying in Bhopal. However, his family told him to tie the knot with a girl of their choice to which he denied, and later his denial turned into a dispute between families.

Later, on July 8 amid the pandemic, they took the seven rounds of the sacred fire and tied the knot in a ceremony held in Keria village. Relatives and families of the brides and groom were also present there.

A witness to the marriage, Mishrilal Parate who’s also a vice-president of Janpad Panchayat Ghodadongri said that the three families had no objection and themselves decided to go ahead with the marriage.This being the first time where a man took vows with two wives simultaneously, district administrators said that they will look into the matter carefully.

On the other hand, considering the current dreadful corona virus pandemic, Ghodadongri Tehsildar Monika Vishwakarma said that events like these which involve gatherings need proper permission however, no permission was asked nor given to anyone. She added that she will be sending an official to investigate the careless attitude.

–IANS

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