Telangana’s first gay wedding, Couple married in Hyderabad.

In India, where same-sex couples hesitate to speak about their relationship, Abhay and Supriyo exchanged vows and rings in a “promising ceremony” on December 18. This is the first wedding of a gay couple in the Telugu states. An intimate private ceremony was held in the outskirts of Hyderabad. Isn’t it great? ( Picture Credit:
 
Telangana’s first gay wedding, Couple married in Hyderabad. Telangana’s first gay wedding, Couple married in Hyderabad.

In India, where same-sex couples hesitate to speak about their relationship, Abhay and Supriyo exchanged vows and rings in a “promising ceremony” on December 18. This is the first wedding of a gay couple in the Telugu states. An intimate private ceremony was held in the outskirts of Hyderabad. Isn’t it great? ( Picture Credit: Instagram )

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Telangana’s first gay wedding, Couple married in Hyderabad.
Telangana’s first gay wedding, Couple married in Hyderabad.

The couple met on the social network platform PlanetRomeo eight years ago, according to the media. Supriyo is a hospitality professional, whereas Abhay is a software development manager.

Telangana’s first gay wedding, Couple married in Hyderabad.
Telangana’s first gay wedding, Couple married in Hyderabad.
Telangana’s first gay wedding, Couple married in Hyderabad.

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There were no wedding rituals at the officiating ceremony; the couple brought together the Bengali and Punjabi traditions. Pictures from the haldi ceremony showed Bengali ‘topor’ or headgear, part of the bride and groom’s attire in Bengali Hindu weddings. The sangeet function included Kathak performances. Also, Abhay and Supriyo were pronounced ‘husband and husband,’ and Abhay sang the song ‘Aaye ho meri zindagi mein tum bahar banke’ to Supriyo. The pictures of their wedding are shared widely on social media.