In a shocking turn of events, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Uttarakhand has decided to postpone his daughter’s wedding to a Muslim man following immense criticism from Hindutva outfits and public outrage. Yashpal Benam, the Pauri municipal chairman, initially intended to proceed with the marriage to ensure his daughter’s happiness. However, after a photo of the wedding card surfaced on social media, netizens’ fury escalated, forcing him to reconsider his decision.
The wedding, scheduled to take place on May 28 in Pauri city, has now been abruptly cancelled, leaving many astonished. The controversy surrounding the interfaith marriage quickly gained traction, with supporters and opponents of the BJP expressing their opinions on social media platforms.
Yashpal Benam, while speaking to reporters, acknowledged that he had initially approved of his daughter’s marriage to a Muslim youth in order to prioritize her happiness. However, the overwhelming response and backlash on social media compelled him to heed the voice of the