about this happening. First, gay marriages. Next,
people want to marry their pets, imaginary friends, inflatable companions. Where
do you draw the line? My roommate married a dog, but she actually looked
quite attractive on her wedding day.
Perhaps a constitutional ammendment
IS in order, but with a special dispensation for cases like
legitimate and reasonable fear of the ‘evil eye’ involved.
A tribal priest in eastern India has married a five year old boy to
a dog to keep evil spirits away from him and his family.
Bonjh Gope conducted the marriage of Samir Mudiya to a dog on the concluding
day of a three day tribal festival at Kuluptanaga in Jharkhand state.
The Press Trust of India reports that guests who came to see the "newly
wed couple" danced to drum beats and were served home brewed beer
and local delicacies.
The groom’s father Shanbabu claimed that four such marriages had taken
place this year.
It is reported he said he believed "such marriages would keep
the boy, the family as well as society at large away from the evil
A police spokesman said: "We have never heard of such a case.
We will have to seek legal opinion before taking action."