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Indian man marries dog
London Daily Telegraph ^ | nov 13 2007 | dances with cats

Posted on 11/13/2007 3:37:25 PM PST by DancesWithCats

An Indian man who believed he had been cursed for stoning to death two dogs has atoned for his sin by marrying another dog in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony.

P. Selvakumar, a 33-year-old farm labourer from the southern state of Tamil Nadu, married the four-year-old stray bitch after it was bathed and processed to his village temple dressed in an orange sari and garlanded with flowers.

The marriage took place on the advice of the man's astrologer who said it was the only way to atone for his actions of more than 20 years ago.

He was reported to have suffered a series of physical ailments after stoning the dogs to death and hanging their bodies from a tree.

“After that my legs and hands got paralysed and I lost hearing in one ear,” said Mr Selvakumar after the ceremony with his new "bride", whose name is Selvi.

A reception attended by some 200 guests was held for the newlyweds in the groom's house during which Selvi grew restless and ran away.

However she was subsequently recaptured and returned to her husband who gave her milk and a bun to eat.

It is understood that the groom is still free to find a human wife should he be inclined.

Mr Selvakumar is not the first man to have hit the headlines for having romantic relations with animals.

Last year a Sudanese man was forced to marry a goat after village elders discovered him having sex with her. The goat died shortly afterwards.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: dog; homosexualagenda; indian; man; marries
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Selvi Selvakumar, after a rousing tick dip, wore her bridal dress well and upon inquiry, responded simply, 'woof'. It is expected that a pre-nup received her paw-mark at the insistence of the groom as 'she had nothing when I met her!'

1 posted on 11/13/2007 3:37:26 PM PST by DancesWithCats
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To: DancesWithCats

The Massachusetts Supreme Court is expected to rule in his favor.


2 posted on 11/13/2007 3:39:10 PM PST by denydenydeny (Expel the priest and you don't inaugurate the age of reason, you get the witch doctor--Paul Johnson)
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To: denydenydeny

Quick wit! LOL


3 posted on 11/13/2007 3:40:01 PM PST by DancesWithCats
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To: DancesWithCats

How’s the missionary position working out for them?


4 posted on 11/13/2007 3:42:26 PM PST by toddlintown (Five bullets and Lennon goes down. Yet not one hit Yoko. Discuss.)
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To: DancesWithCats

Well, it is a cute dog.


5 posted on 11/13/2007 3:42:37 PM PST by GSWarrior
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To: GSWarrior

Whew! I thought he had married Hillary.


6 posted on 11/13/2007 3:44:42 PM PST by BARLF (Who is Huma?)
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To: DancesWithCats

Anyone who is against this happy union is a right-wing Christian conservative.


7 posted on 11/13/2007 3:45:06 PM PST by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: denydenydeny

.."psssst..wait till he finds out she's not a virgin"..*snicker*

8 posted on 11/13/2007 3:47:41 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Larry Lucido; RepoGirl; Slings and Arrows

ping


9 posted on 11/13/2007 3:47:46 PM PST by lesser_satan (READ MY LIPS: NO NEW RINOS | FRED THOMPSON/ DUNCAN HUNTER '08)
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To: DancesWithCats

I guess that the bride’s family was not invited. The groom will end up with doggie breath. I also wonder if the bride will be admitted in the US when the husband immigrates. (The ACLU is already looking into the matter.)


10 posted on 11/13/2007 3:56:42 PM PST by 353FMG (Government is the opiate of the masses.)
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To: DancesWithCats

All cultures are equal.


11 posted on 11/13/2007 3:57:23 PM PST by Albion Wilde (America: “the most benign hegemon in history.”—Mark Steyn)
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To: DancesWithCats

Celebrate Diversity.


12 posted on 11/13/2007 3:58:20 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: GSWarrior

Big deal - Bill Clinton married one several years ago and is still married to the pit bull.


13 posted on 11/13/2007 4:01:42 PM PST by koonbaht
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To: HairOfTheDog

Doggie Ping!


14 posted on 11/13/2007 4:02:17 PM PST by DancesWithCats
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Hmmm,,are they registered anywhere?

We should send a nice place setting for the happy couple. Or perhaps a piece of silver?


15 posted on 11/13/2007 4:04:44 PM PST by cajungirl (no)
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To: DancesWithCats
The bitch in question:


16 posted on 11/13/2007 4:05:11 PM PST by quark
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To: cajungirl

I understand they are listed on the Gift Registry of The New Delhi Doggie Emporium.


17 posted on 11/13/2007 4:10:15 PM PST by DancesWithCats
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To: DancesWithCats

I’m guessing this was his best alternative.


19 posted on 11/13/2007 4:29:03 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: quark

Hidden inside that is what she’s really reading: the Communist Manifesto.


20 posted on 11/13/2007 4:29:43 PM PST by Argus
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To: DancesWithCats
Girl weds dog to break 'evil spell'

A nine-year-old tribal girl in eastern India has married a stray dog as part of a ritual to ward off an "evil spell" on her, Indian newspapers have reported.

The girl, Karnamoni Handsa, had to be married quickly because she had a tooth rooted to her upper gum, which is considered a bad omen by her Santhal tribe in the remote village of Khanyhan, about 60 kilometres (37 miles) from Calcutta.

"Members of the village jury asked us to get her married to a dog or to face the bad omen," the girl's father was quoted as saying by the AFP news agency.

The tribe elders said the marriage would not affect the girl's life, and that she would be free to marry again later and did not need to divorce the dog.

"It will not spoil her future. We will marry her off to eligible bachelor when she grows up," the girl's mother told AFP.

'No regret'

The wedding - which took place on 11 June - was attended by more than 100 guests, who danced to the beating of drums and drank home-made liquor.

"I have no regret in marrying the dog Bacchan. I am fond of the dog who moves around our locality," the girl told the AFP.

"Bacchan is a stray dog who survives on left-overs. I will take care of the dog," she added.

Indian newspapers reported that local police officials had ordered an inquiry into the incident.

The Santhals - most of whom are sharecroppers - are a large tribe living in the states of West Bengal and neighbouring Bihar and Jharkhand.

21 posted on 11/13/2007 4:31:05 PM PST by ricks_place
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Well, alrighty then.

Soon something like this coild become a little box on the EOE stat form stateside.

Yuck.


22 posted on 11/13/2007 4:33:03 PM PST by Califreak (Duncan Hunter-no clothespin necessary!)
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To: lesser_satan; RepoGirl; Slings and Arrows
Well, some dogs ARE cuter than others....


23 posted on 11/13/2007 4:34:45 PM PST by Larry Lucido (Hunter 2008)
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To: DancesWithCats

How was the honeymoon? On second thought, I don’t want to know.


24 posted on 11/13/2007 4:36:22 PM PST by Freedom_Fighter_2001
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To: DancesWithCats

Nothing new. My first wife was also a dog.


25 posted on 11/13/2007 4:44:48 PM PST by WesternPacific
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To: ricks_place

Bacchan didn’t even get a tux!


26 posted on 11/13/2007 5:09:52 PM PST by DancesWithCats
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To: Freedom_Fighter_2001

The honeymoon? Nothing special. They were in a real rut.


27 posted on 11/13/2007 5:11:10 PM PST by DancesWithCats
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To: DancesWithCats

Are you sure they are not “barking up the wrong tree?”


28 posted on 11/13/2007 8:25:17 PM PST by punster
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