Bhopal

A bride takes part in a mass marriage ceremony in Bhopal, India. Some 45 bridal pairs married during the wedding ceremony organised for underprivileged couples under Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojna (Chief Minister Welfare Scheme). Some communities undertake the responsibility of arranging mass marriages for the couples who are financially unsound.

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A bride takes part in a mass marriage ceremony in Bhopal, India. Some 45 bridal pairs married during the wedding ceremony organised for underprivileged couples under Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojna (Chief Minister Welfare Scheme). Some communities undertake the responsibility of arranging mass marriages for the couples who are financially unsound. Read more

Missing Children's Day in India...epa03714659 Indian children look out of a window at Matra Chhaya welfare and care center for children one day ahead of International Missing Children's Day, in Bhopal, India, 24 May 2013. The center cares for homeless children and assists people who want to adopt.  EPA/SANJEEV GUPTA

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Indian children look out of a window at the Matra Chhaya welfare centre for children ahead of International Missing Children’s Day, in Bhopal, India, on Friday. The centre cares for homeless children and assists people who want to adopt.