Spat over food torpedoes Bangalore wedding

Published: March 13, 2014
India

Hyderabadi Dum Ki Chicken Biryani. Ric Ernst / PNG

VANCOUVER DESI

An Indian couple’s wedding was called off due to a massive food fight — figuratively speaking.

According to Indian broadcasters IBN Live, the couple’s families couldn’t agree on what dish to serve at the Bangalore wedding, so the grand event was cancelled in a heated row.

Indian media reported the groom’s family demanded a mutton biriyani dish, while the bride’s side argued for chicken biriyani and even ordered 30 kilos of it.

Despite attempts at mediation by elder family members, the duelling families couldn’t reach a compromise, reported IBN Live.

The bride’s family seemed to view this behaviour as a sign of rough roads ahead, so in fear of her well-being, called the day off all together.

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