Cabbie marries tourist

Posted by News desk on 25 Sep, 2009 / Offbeat news

A 26-year-old American tourist travelling in India hitched a ride in a rickshaw last week and married the driver a few days later.
Whitney from Chicago met her prince charming in Jaipur in Rajasthan, a state west of the capital famous for its stately palaces, after hailing a motorised rickshaw and hiring the driver for her stay in the city.
On the third day, he surprised her by popping the question. After meeting last Saturday they were married on Wednesday in a simple ceremony. The cabbie is fluent in English and owns three autorickshaws. Whitney is to fly back to the US end-September to face her parents.

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