Dehradun, 21 May: Following pressure from ‘Hindutva’ outfit, an Uttarakhand BJP leader cancelled his daughter’s wedding to a Muslim man. The wedding was supposed to take place on May 28.
Yashpal Benam, the municipal chairman of Pauri, postponed his daughter’s wedding after receiving public criticism for marrying with a Muslim man. On Thursday, a photo of the BJP leader’s daughter’s wedding card surfaced on social media.
Netizens are outraged when a wedding card featuring a BJP leader’s daughter went viral.
The wedding card went viral on social media. The photo of the card went viral on social media, with both BJP members and opponents denouncing Benam. Yashpal Benam, speaking to reporters here, said he considered marrying his daughter to a Muslim man for her pleasure. However, due to the way social media users responded to the intended marriage, he stated it has been postponed. “Now I have to listen to the voice of the public as well,” Benam explained.