Despite being separated from one single nation, India & Pakistan has always been on edge with each other ever since their independence.
Every now and then we come across multiple news regarding their territorial dispute and what not! But it looks like the new generation is taking a step ahead and solving the crisis all by themselves.
Recently, an Indian and Pakistani couple got married. Now you must be thinking there's been a lot of other couples from India and Pakistan who has tied the knot so what makes Bianca and Saima different from the other? Well, for starters, they're both lesbians.
As we all know, India and Pakistan' society is still not open with the LGBT community, be it because of their religious belief or cultural beliefs and now Bianca and Saima broke down all the barriers.
Bianca and Saima first met while attending an event nearby to where they live in the US. Bianca, who is half-Colombia and half-Indian Christian woman, fell in love with Pakistani Saima and soon they decided to get married.
The best part of their wedding was the wedding dress. South-Asian fashion designer, Bilal Hussain Kazimov helped Biana look like the bride of the year with ivory saree, maang tika, gold bangles, and pearl bangles.
Whereas her bride, opted to look more like a groom and whore a Sherwani, a dress commonly wore by South-Asian grooms. She donned a black embroidered sherwani with gold hues and other colors.
The duo followed all the rituals of your typical South-Asian wedding. There was Baraat ceremony, whereby two families meet and greet. Then there was your Mehendi ceremony.
The wedding in itself took place in Bianca's daddy' backyard, and around 200 people attended the wedding. A friend of one of the bride officiated the wedding.
This wedding does not just come at a time where there's a lot of political unrest between Pakistan and India due to Jammu & Kashmir, it also unites two people from different culture, religion, and country. This goes on to show how love triumphs over everything.
A lot of well-wishers took to the social media to congratulate the newly-wed.
One user wrote, ‘Despite tensions over Kashmir, this marriage is a positive step in strengthening Indo-Pak relationship. Good luck to the couple. Congratulations’.
Another added, ‘How beautiful is love. Indeed there are no boundaries in love.’