With the passage of time, tribal structures are coming to an end and are being replaced with a more cohesive Until 1947, the province of Punjab was ruled by a coalition comprising the Indian National Congress, the Sikh-led Shiromani Akali Dal and the Unionist Muslim League.However, the growth of Muslim nationalism led to the All India Muslim League becoming the dominant party in the 1946 elections.Premarital sex is not accepted by society , young punjabis are often humiliated for having premarital relationships and are blamed for bringing dishonour to the family .Transgenders are not accepted in mainstream society and have to live on the fringes reduced to beggars dancing and singing on weddings and birth ceremonies .The couple solemnized their marriage as per Hindu rituals at a temple situated in the Pucca Bagh area of the city.After the marriage, the couple held a reception in a city-based hotel that was attended by family members, neighbours and relatives.Reportedly, 30-year-old Kaur got married as per the traditional Hindu customs and rituals in a grand ceremony on April 22.Apparently, many of the couple’s classmates, friends, colleagues, in addition to family members, witnessed their wedding.
Few days after a same-sex marriage in the city got reported, Manjit Sandhu (44), who tied the knot with her 27-year-old same-sex partner, denied some of the facts that had been circulating in the media, saying “it is intrusion of my privacy.” “I am not a police officer and have not undergone any sex-change procedure,” Manjit, who works as a warden for the state government, said.
Traditionally, Punjabi identity is primarily linguistic, geographical and cultural.
Its identity is independent of historical origin or religion, and refers to those who reside in the Punjab region, or associate with its population, and those who consider the Punjabi language their mother tongue.
Video clippings and pictures of the wedding went viral on the social media within hours and received a mixed response.
As per Supreme Court order, same-sex marriage is a criminal act.