India. Marriage of the Innocents.

 Although illegal, the custom of child marriage still survives in India.
That is the tradition. Gandhi himself was married at 12. That was in 1882... More than a century later, each year, in remote villages of Rajasthan, the land of Maharadjahs and all over India, thousands of children are married during the Akkah Teej Festival.
In a family the elder daughter is married as soon as possible. And with her, all her daughters and cousins at the same time. The same day at the precise time fixed by the astrologer...