Arranged marriages across feudal lords, city states and kingdoms, as a means of establishing political alliances, trade and peace were common in human history. Various cultures, particularly some wealthy royals and aristocratic families, arranged marriages in part to conserve or streamline the inheritance of their wealth. This sort of arranged marriage, in theory, enabled the girl to escape poverty and the wealthy family to get free labor and a daughter-in-law. Zhaozhui was a related custom by which a wealthy family that lacked an heir would arrange marriage of a boy child from another family.
Indian couple are stripped naked and beaten by villagers | Daily Mail Online
Share Shambhupura is a predominantly tribal village with most people there belonging to the Bhil community. After being sent back, the village head ordered them to be stripped and paraded naked. In the humiliating clip, one man is seen grabbing the young girl aggressively sat naked on the ground. Officer Ravinder Kumar Singh, the station house officer at Kalinjra Police Station, confirmed the girl's parents were forcing her to marry someone else. The Indian couple had married in secret after being in a relationship for two years He said: