Love is love and what better way to celebrate it than on the day of love, Valentine's Day? A Muslim man in love with a trans woman from Madhya Pradesh chose February 14 as the day to change their relationship into a marriage. Despite facing stiff opposition from the family, an Indore-based man named Junaid Khan married a transgender at a temple in the city. The two fell in love last year and decided to stay together forever. First Hindu-Muslim Transgender Marriage in Kerala: Trans Couple Ties Knot at Thiruvananthapuram, View Pics.
Talking about the opposition from the family, Junaid Khan was quoted to ANI, "I want my family to accept us but even if they don't, I will stay with her. I love her a lot and I will always keep her happy." While Khan's family is against the marriage, the bride Jaya Singh Parmar and her family is very happy with their relationship. "Getting married is a big challenge for a transgender person because the society finds it odd. His parents were against this marriage but he still chose to marry me. I hope they'll accept me soon and one day I will get to serve my in-laws," she said to a news agency.
The two got married in a Hindu ceremony on February 14. Junaid and Jaya were in love since last year. He proposed to her for marriage 15 days ago and what better way than Valentine's Day to make it official. When the world celebrates love widely on Valentine's Day, this couple chose to mark their happily ever after.