Son of Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari marries Hindu girl: Report

Syed Ahmed Bukhari's son Shaban got married to the Hindu girl who hails from Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad.

Updated: Nov 10, 2015, 14:05 PM IST
Son of Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari marries Hindu girl: Report

New Delhi: Shaban Bukhari, son of Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, has tied the nuptial knot with a Hindu girl.

As per Dainik Jagran, Syed Ahmed Bukhari's son Shaban got married to the Hindu girl who hails from Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad.

The two have been a couple for the past two years.

As per sources, the wedding took place on Sunday evening inside the Jama Masjid.

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In presence were only a few close relatives and family members.

The newspaper report added that Syed Ahmed Bukhari was initially opposed to the marriage but gave his consent after the girl agreed to convert to Islam.

As per reports, the girl has been learning Quran for quite some time now.

Shaban Bukhari was anointed as the Naib Imam of Jama Masjid or Shahi Imam's successor on November 22 last year.

Shaban, 20, is pursuing a bachelor's degree in social work at the Amity University.