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US-based Indian marries gay partner in Maharashtra

ANI
Published : Jan 13, 2018, 7:43 am IST
Updated : Jan 13, 2018, 8:20 am IST

Recently, the Supreme Court has agreed to review the criminalisation of homosexuality.

With the blessings of their families and friends, Yavatmal native Hrishi Mohankumar Sathawane (40) married Vinh, from Vietnam at a hotel a few distance away from the office of the Superintendent of Police. (Photo: ANI)
 With the blessings of their families and friends, Yavatmal native Hrishi Mohankumar Sathawane (40) married Vinh, from Vietnam at a hotel a few distance away from the office of the Superintendent of Police. (Photo: ANI)

Yavatmal (Maharashtra): A US-based Indian engineer married his gay lover in a traditional ceremony at Yavatmal in Maharashtra on December 30.

Recently, the Supreme Court has agreed to review the criminalisation of homosexuality.

With the blessings of their families and friends, Yavatmal native Hrishi Mohankumar Sathawane (40) married Vinh, from Vietnam at a hotel a few distance away from the office of the Superintendent of Police (SP).

Hrishi, who pursued B-Tech from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, presently lives in California and has a US Green Card.

According to Hrishi's social media profile, his parents were against his homosexual affiliation, but he soon succeeded in convincing them.  

Tags: gay marriage, section 377, homosexuality, criminalisation of homosexuality, supreme court, lgbtq community
Location: India, Maharashtra, Yeotmal (Yavatmal)