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India's first gay marriage solemnised in Yavatmal

Nagpur, Jan 13 (UNI) In the first-ever gay marriage in India, a couple of youths, an Indian-American and a Chinese-American, have tied the knot in a traditional ceremony in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra.
According to sources, the ceremony took place on the night of December 30, 2017, at a hotel situated at State Bank square in Yavatmal.
A select gathering of 70-80 'baratis' from home and abroad attended the marriage.
One Rishikesh Sathawane, who hails from Yavatmal and is now settled in California for the past few years after getting a green card of United States, married a Chinese youth, named Vin.
Rishikesh, who holds an important post in a reputed electronic company in US, met and became friends with Vin, before falling in love with him and the two decided to get married, said sources.
As Rishikesh’s parents live in Yavatmal, the two decided to solemnise their marriage in his native town.
So, on December 30, the two came down here and booked a hotel for a get-together and they eventually got married in a ceremony in the evening.
Very few people from Yavatmal were present at the ceremony. Among them were their 50-60 friends from the US and China, including 10 gay couples.
The newly-married couple left for honeymoon the next day, while the news about the gay marriage left the people of Yavatmal shocked.UNI PK SS NP CJ 2227
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Lucknow, Dec 12 (UNI) Attacking Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government, president of Uttar Pradesh Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Masood Ahmed on Wednesday said the resignation of UP Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) Chairman CB Paliwal has raised serious questions on the working of the state government.

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Tripura CM meets OCs to zero down crime

12 Dec 2018 | 5:48 PM

Agartala, Dec 12 (UNI) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has asked the police to zero down the crime rate.

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Next Chhattisgarh Chief Minister: The race begins

Next Chhattisgarh Chief Minister: The race begins

12 Dec 2018 | 5:38 PM

Raipur, Dec 12 (UNI) The race for the post of chief minister has begun after the emphatic victory of Congress in the Chhattisgarh assembly elections.

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Advanced military communication satellite GSAT-7A for IAF set for launch on Dec 19

12 Dec 2018 | 5:36 PM

Chennai, Dec 12 (UNI) In a record seventh mission in 2018, the
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GSAT-7A, India's Advanced Military Communication satellite,
GSLV-F11 from the spaceport of Sriharikota on December 19.

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12 Dec 2018 | 5:33 PM

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