Indian society is still divided on issue of gay marriage. But things are much better in America, especially after the recent supreme court verdict. Neil and Eli, a gay couple from California got married in a traditional extravagant Indian wedding in California. Check our moments of their candid love story.

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Neil and Eli got married in a traditional Indian ceremony in Brentwood, California

Indo-American Gay Couple Neil-Eli Wedding

 

Their love story began with a chance meeting where they bumped into each other outside a store in Modesto, California. Eli waited for Neil to come out of the store and asked him out.

Indo-American Gay Couple Neil-Eli Wedding

 

Four years later, on Neil’s 25th birthday, Eli proposed to him for their togetherness forever.

Indo-American Gay Couple Neil-Eli Wedding

 

They got dressed in the traditional Sherwanis for the D-day .

Indo-American Gay Couple Neil-Eli Wedding

 

They also applied the traditional mehandi (hena) 

Indo-American Gay Couple Neil-Eli Wedding

 

They got married in an Indian ceremony, but did take out some customs which shows women as unequal, like ‘ ‘kanyadan’ (giving away your daughter)

Indo-American Gay Couple Neil-Eli Wedding

 

They took the seven sacred vows of marriage.

Indo-American Gay Couple Neil-Eli Wedding

 

And danced on the tunes of Bollywood music.

Indo-American Gay Couple Neil-Eli Wedding

 

And how to forget the lovely honeymoon pics.

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God bless the couple.

We wish you all the happiness 🙂 🙂

 

Bonus Video – Here is the video of the wedding posted by Elias Pew

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kd4Q_-2kWB0&feature=youtu.be

 

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