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    Telangana sees a first rainbow wedding! Internet showers love and support!

    Rainbow wedding have been made legal in many parts of countries around the globe and currently such a couple from Telangana as hitting the headlines as they have become the first-ever gay couple to get married in Telangana. Yes, you read that right, Telangana saw its first rainbow wedding on Saturday. Well, the beautiful wedding witnessed a gay couple exchanging vows in a heartwarming ceremony. 

    The couple was supported by friends and family and now, the photos of the newlyweds is something that is winning hearts of social media users. They are going viral, giving many from LGBTQ community #CoupleGoals. Also, many people have got hopes to host similar events in the country now after seeing them. Well, India struck down a colonial-era law that criminalised gay sex back in 2018, same-sex marriages are yet to be made legal in the country. Although many couples to date cannot register their marriage under the law of just because they going for same-sex marriage, Abhay Dange and Supriya Chakraborty got married. 

    They organized their ceremony and it was officiated by Sophia David, a friend from Hyderabad. David is also from the LGBTQ community and the ceremony was hosted on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Well, the event was attended by their close friends, family members and other members of the LGBTQ community. The couple after staying in love for so many years finally decided to officially exchange rings with a ‘promising ceremony’. 

    “It all still feels really dreamy. To be able to call Abhay my spouse feels so beautiful. To have your loved ones accept, love, and bless you is a blessing and we’re grateful for this, for this day and each day of our lives,” Chakraborty words were quoted by Official Humans of Hyderabad. The adorable couple, who has been in a relationship for over eight years now had a blast on their big day. They had a perfect combination of some fun rituals and wedding activities. Also, they performed rituals from both their Punjabi and Bengali backgrounds and the pair was seen applying mehendi on their palms for sangeet too. Well, the couple also wore topor, a traditional headgear worn by Bengali grooms on their big day. For the main event, the dapper duo went for white tuxes with bow ties. 

    They exchanged rings in a lavish marquee, where all their loved ones were present in order to cheer them on and shower their love. “We hope to live in a world with no closets,” the couple told local media, hoping same-sex marriages are normalised in the country. Back in October, the couple were hitting the headlines and caught wider attention as they had announced their decision to have wedding celebrations. Also, actor Samantha Ruth Prabhu shared the news on her Twitter handle, congratulating the couple.

    Swetha Sivakumar
    Swetha Sivakumar
    I am Swetha Sivakumar an Engineer who is obsessed with writing and keeping myself updated with latest and fun news to turn it into an article.

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