Latest blog posts about Pakistani marriage
The Pakistani Pupil Expelled for Getting Married
Posted on 23/07/2010
How young is too young to get married? Depends how you look at it and where you're coming from. For Pakistani pupil Ghairat Khan, marrying his cousin meant a quick exit from school. Age aside, governors at the young man's school in Peshwar, Pakistan expelled him on the grounds that they do not permit pupils to marry. Ghairat claims his marriage to his cousin was through family necessity... still he didn't exactly tell the school he was taking a day off for his own wedding!
Bowled Over? Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik’s Marriage Controversy
Posted on 13/04/2010
The marriage of Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, to Indian tennis star Sania Mirzai, has attracted more attention than you might expect, even for a celebrity wedding. Why? Because Shoaib is allegedly already married to another Indian woman, whom he met on the Internet. A woman, whom the Pakistani heartthrob claims sent him photos of someone else, rendering the marriage false and therefore void. Avid followers in both countries wait for news of the police investigation before they celebrate the marriage in both Pakistan and India.
Labour of Love: Pakistani Pre-Wedding Bridal Customs
Posted on 25/06/2009
Pakistani weddings are famous for being feasts of fun, fervor and festivity. Pakistani pre- wedding customs blend Islamic traditions with adopted ceremonies and traditions from the Hindu culture and the result is a multi-sensory mish-mash of merriment, of incredible sights, sounds, smells and tastes. Marriage in Pakistan is introduced with a long, colorful, vivid and memorable wedding ceremony. Naturally, this involves a lot of preparation on behalf of the Pakistani bride to ensure she is the embodiment of beauty on her big day.
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