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Groom Kidnapping In Bihar | 101 Underground

To avoid paying dowry, families in Bihar have taken to kidnapping grooms at gunpoint!

We've probably all heard of bride kidnapping. It's common enough in Kyrgyzstan, Africa and some parts of India. But did you know that in India, grooms are also kidnapped! The reason: to avoid paying dowry. And you thought arranged marriages were bad! Hear the stories of Rajiv Kumar and Anita Singh, whose lives were changed by groom kidnapping. 

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