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Chief Minister Orders Virginity Tests Before State Sponsored Weddings.

In Human Rights, India, Legal, Politics, Women's Issues on July 12, 2009 at 7:33 am

There is WTF news, and there is Batshit Insane WTF news. This story is an example of the latter.

The Telegraph: The Madhya Pradesh administration has begun conducting virginity and pregnancy tests on would-be brides before solemnising a “kanyadaan”, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s pet mass-marriage scheme that helps girls from poor families tie the knot at government expense.

The decision to conduct the tests before the weddings — whose popularity has earned Chauhan the nickname mama (maternal uncle) — came after an embarrassing moment in Shahdol district when a bride developed labour pains minutes before exchange of garlands.

  1. I do not agree with the testing but I do realize customs are different in different countries.

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