IIT Bombay Grad ties knot with Gay Partner in Maharashtra

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Gay marriage has been a legally controversial issue for years. However, love always finds its way. An India based guy has listened to his heart and tied knot with his gay partner. The couple tied the knot on December 30, days before the Supreme Court agreed to review the criminalisation of homosexuality. Police and the hotel where the wedding took place looked the other way, considering the legal ambiguity regarding gay marriage in India.

Indian Guy Hrishi Mohankumar Sathawane (40),  who holds a BTech from IIT-Bombay, currently lives in California and has a US green card married Vinh, who is said to be from Vietnam. According to Hrishi social media profile, his parents were against his homosexual affiliation, but he succeeded in convincing them to bless him and Vinh.

The couple got engaged in mid-2017 followed by an American wedding in October, photos shared on Hrishi’s social media account suggest. The owners of the hotel, where the ceremony happened have reportedly claimed that it was a simple get-together.


Speaking on the matter Additional SP Amarsingh Jadhav initially said he did not want to comment, however, later on, he said that an investigation has been ordered.

The photo of the couple is going viral.

Published by Kanika Saini on 13 Jan 2018

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