Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem.
During the ceremony in Rasoolabad village in northern Uttar Pradesh state last Friday, the woman named Lovely Singh, asked groom Ram Baran to solve “15+6”.
When he replied “17”, she promptly left and accused him of being illiterate.
The groom’s family tried persuading the bride to return, but she refused. She said the groom had misled them about his education.
Mohar Singh, the bride’s father, defended his daughter and accused the groom’s family of concealing his level of education.
“Just before the marriage ceremony Lovely came to know that Ram Baran is illiterate and she refused to marry,” he told BBC Hindi.
“The groom’s family kept us in the dark about his poor education,” he said “Even a first grader can answer this.”
Local police mediated between the families, and both sides returned all the gifts and jewelry that had been exchanged before the wedding.