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Rajasthan: Bride Appears For Exam Amidst Wedding Rituals In Barmer

Rajasthani Bride Appears For Exam
A bride in Rajasthan appeared for her final year exam in the state’s Barmer region. The woman was accompanied by her groom to the examination centre. The couple had surprised everyone when they reached the examination centre in their wedding attires.

The bride, Hiroo Devi got married to Gomaram, a resident of Marudi on April 21. After the rituals, she informed her in-laws that she wanted to appear for her B.Sc third-year examination. The couple later reached her examination centre—Multanmal Bhikhchand Chhajed Kanya PG College in their wedding attires.

Rajasthani Bride Appears For Exam

Her husband Gomaram who had accompanied her was quoted in a media report saying that his bride has set an example by deciding to take the examination amidst her wedding. He said, “Hiroo has sent an example by deciding to take the examination amidst the rituals of the marriage. Education is very important in today’s time!”

A local media report quoted the bride saying that the wedding day is important for a lot of women however their entire lives are based on their education. The reports suggest that when she told her in-laws about the exam, they all agreed for her to appear for her examination before further rituals could continue.


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This is not the first time when women have turned up for their examination on their wedding days. Off lately, many reports emerged from parts of India where women appeared for their exams in their bridal attire.

Last year in November, a bride appeared for her exam in Gujarat’s Rajkot. The bride Shivangi Bagthariya who was pursuing Bachelor’s in Social Work arrived at Shanti Niketan College in the town. She went to appear for the exam before the wedding rituals began with her fiancé.

The Saurashtra University exams began on November 24 with Diwali vacations coming to an end. Wedding season is on in full swing in the duration and was an unavoidable incident for the Rajkot bride. She said her studies were more important than her wedding because she wanted to focus on social work which her degree was important. The bride had also revealed that her wedding date was fixed even before the examination was announced.