London, Aug 18, 2017: A Hindu woman and her Jewish companion have tied in a wedlock which is believed to be the UK’s first interfaith lesbian wedding.
The love tale is as heartwarming as their two-decade bond. The duo Kalavati Mistry and Miriam Jefferson tied the knot in a Hindu ceremony; wearing traditional red and white bridal hues. They met on a training course in America twenty years ago.
According to The Independent, Ms Mistry did not reveal her identity for years and admitted it had been “very difficult for me as an Asian gay woman”.
it was very difficult to find a priest to conduct the lesbian wedding ceremony, despite the attitude of people is changing, quoted Mistri.
However, her friends and family were “welcoming and embracing” to Ms. Jefferso when she revealed their relationship in front of them. She further said, “I hope many gay people – no matter what religion or culture they’re in – are in loving relationships.”
Jefferson said, “It’s really nice to now have a Hindu wedding here because it brings both of us together and completes both of us in my eyes,” mentioned Odhisatv report.
Earlier this year, according to Ms. Jefferson, the couple already had a Jewish wedding in her hometown of San Antonio, Texas.
She told Mail Online: “It’s really nice to now have a Hindu wedding here because it brings both of us together and completes both of us in my eyes.”
The newly wed couple will return to live in the US happily ever after the wedding.