SRINAGAR: Stating the casting vote is above all other responsibilities, a groom preferred to exercise his right to vote first and kept the bride waiting at a marriage in Udhampur of Jammu in the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) polls in J&K.
Karan Singh son of Kartar Singh, a resident of Kaslote village of Udhampur was on his way to the marriage hall where his wife was waiting for the arrival of the groom.
However, Karan appeared at a polling station established at middle school Kaslote where he casted his vote.
“Marriage is one of the most important event in someone’s life but voting is a right and I decided to go for voting before going to the marriage hall,” Karan told news agency KNO.
Accompanying his husband, Rashu Devi, who got married in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, also reached her polling station and cast her vote.
Dressed in bridal makeup, Rashu was accompanied by her parents as well as other family members along with the husband.