Ghaziabad: In a diktat at variance with
those given by many panchayats against youngsters marrying
within the same sub-caste, a village panchayat has allowed
such a couple to live together, but not in the same area.
Babloo and Gudia of Amargarh village, 70 km from here,
had eloped 15 days ago fearing opposition to their relation
from their families as they belong to the same gotra or
They were traced to Delhi and brought back to the village
by their families so that the panchayat could punish them.
However, the panchayat allowed them to live together on
the condition that they leave the village. It also directed
their families to give them Rs 5,000 each.
The young couple left the village after receiving the
money from their families and didnot disclose where they were