November 13, 2007

Don't like gift color? Divorce wife!

A groom divorced bride, newly wed,
When he found that his bike was not red!
A friend saved the day,
Married, took her away -
It is true! And you thought, dowry's dead!

MSN News 08/11/07:Ranchi: For a bride here, it was a tale of two marriages and a divorce in one night - and all for the colour of a motorbike.Farhana was married to Riyaz Ansari on Nov 8 in Ormanjhi block of Ranchi, 35 km from the state headquarters.After the marriage, Riyaz and his father Aalimuddin Ansari, residents of Ramgarh district, desired to see the bike gifted as dowry.Riyaz got angry when he found a black Hero Honda bike. He had demanded a red-coloured Bajaj Discover. The bride's family tried hard to pacify him, but an angry Riyaz divorced his new bride. Read the rest here

Unthinkable, isn't it?

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