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Madhya Pradesh: Muslim man defying all odds marries a transgender women on Valentine’s Day

The couple fell in love last year and Junaid had proposed Jaya 15 days ago.

Despite facing disapproval from parents, Junaid Khan, a man from Indore has married Jaya Singh Parmar, a transgender at a temple in the city on Valentines’ day, reports ANI.

According to the reports, the two tied the knot in a Hindu ceremony in a temple on February 14 and also plan a “nikaah“, which is a wedding ceremony as per Muslim traditions.

The couple fell in love last year and Junaid had proposed Jaya 15 days ago. The couple chose Valentine’s Day – a day that celebrates love worldwide – as the day to get married. The couple’s wished that their marriage is accepted by Junaid’s family.

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Speaking to the media, Junaid Khan said, “I want my family to accept us but even if they don’t, I will stay with her. I love her a lot and I will always keep her happy.”

Jaya Singh Parmar said that getting married is a big challenge for a transgender person in India as the society finds it odd. “His parents were against this marriage but he still chose to marry me. I hope they will accept me soon and one day I will get to serve my in-laws,” she said.

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