In Telangana, for the first time, two men celebrated their same-sex union with a wedding ceremony on December 18 at the Trance Greenfields Resort on Vikarabad highway in the outskirts of Hyderabad. Abhay Dange and Supriyo Chakraborty applied mehndi and exchanged rings. Two men want their wedding to normalize same-sex relationships in India help those in the closet come out.
The law that criminalized gay sex was struck down the law in 2018, but there's no law allowing same-sex marriage. The wedding was attended by close friends, family, and members of the LGBTQ community. The duo announced their wedding in October and Tollywood actor Samantha Ruth Prabhu retweeted the news congratulating the couple. The couple, Supriyo Chakraborty and Abhay Dang, hailing from Kolkata and Delhi respectively, have been living together for eight years before finally deciding to make it official.