11-11-11 marks special day for Indian couples

Many fast-track matrimonial plans to fall on the special sequence, ahead of the Hindu wedding season.

    Many people consider the 11th day of the 11th month of the 11th year of the 21st century as unlucky for the sequence 11-11-11.

    But for some couples in India, Friday is special as they beat the Hindu wedding season to tie the knot on this memorable day.

    Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagar explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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