Chintha Dhahran chouhan, a daily wage worker in UP, his life is an odd and bizarre one. The 66 –year-old man wears bridal dress over the 30 years for fear of the death of his close relatives. Chauhan has been in his huge nose ring, bangles and Jimkas since 1989 after death of 14 members from his family in past few years.
Lucknow: He married at an earl y age of 14 and his wife died after few months. At the age of 21, Chauhan went for Bengal to work as brick Kiln in Dinajpur. He was entrusted with the work to buy grain to the laborers. Over the time the shop owner attracted to his gentle behavior and had given his daughter in marriage to him. His family objected to the marriage and Chauhan left his wife and went back to UP.
Depressed over the rejection, his Bengali wife committed suicide. Chauhan returned back to Dinajpur when he knew the death of his wife.
A few months he was pressured to marry for third time. The series of death started in his family after his third marriage took place. He fell ill months after the marriage. His father, elder brother, elder brother’s wife, their two children, younger brother and his brother’s three sons four daughters died in few years one by one.
He said he used to see his second wife from Bengal in his dream. She used to tell him to wear bridal costume and keep her with him always in life. Ever since he started wearing the bridal attire, the death in the family stopped. Since then Chauhan was dressing in bridal costume and feel better in health and mental peace and constant deaths stopped in his family.