In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Indian Muslim brides display henna designs on their hands during a mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India. Thirty five couples were married off in a mass marriage ceremony.  Mass weddings in India are organized by social organizations primarily to help the economically backward families who cannot afford the high ceremony costs as well as the customary dowry and expensive gifts that are still prevalent in many communities.
In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Indian Muslim brides display henna designs on their hands during a mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India. Thirty five couples were married off in a mass marriage ceremony. Mass weddings in India are organized by social organizations primarily to help the economically backward families who cannot afford the high ceremony costs as well as the customary dowry and expensive gifts that are still prevalent in many communities. Ajit Solanki, File AP Photo
In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Indian Muslim brides display henna designs on their hands during a mass marriage in Ahmadabad, India. Thirty five couples were married off in a mass marriage ceremony. Mass weddings in India are organized by social organizations primarily to help the economically backward families who cannot afford the high ceremony costs as well as the customary dowry and expensive gifts that are still prevalent in many communities. Ajit Solanki, File AP Photo

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