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2 knots: One for strays, one for fellow beings

DNMUM388861 | 5/18/2017 | Author : Disha Shetty & Virat Singh | WC :290 | Mumbai

How two bridegrooms, brides in Mumbai decided to convert their weddings into humanitarian acts

Mumbai: Malad-based Bhavin Bhatt and Navi Mumbai-based Bilal Bebji may not know each other. Both are 28. Bhatt works at a multinational and Bebji runs a coaching class. Bhatt got married last Sunday, and Bebji is set to tie the knot this Saturday.
What’s the big deal, you may ask. Well, let’s look at their wedding invites. His invite had a separate card that started like this: “We seek only your blessings for us. Else, gift us only in cash payable at NGO desk (set up at venue).”
And then, he roped in the Mumbai Animal Association (MAA) to set up a desk at the reception venue. While Bhatt decided to use the money so collected for animal welfare, especially for strays, Bebji had a different idea.
Bebji, unlike Bhatt,
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