No to expensive weddings
By Guardian Exclusive
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In India, the wedding season in full swing and police are on high alert. Organised gangs have been infiltrating ceremonies and stealing jewelry, dresses, gifts and cash. These gangs often use minors to commit these crimes, causing several thousand euros worth of damage. The wedding industry represents 46 billion euros per year in India. Families save up for years, even go into debt, to organise magnanimous ceremonies, costing tens of thousands of euros.
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