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Punjabi wives abandoned to a life in limbo

The husbands – and dowries – of some 15,000 brides have disappeared abroad, writes RAHUL BEDI in Chandigarh, north India JASWANT KAUR is one of more than 15,000 “holiday wives” spread across India’s northern Punjab state. After years of abandonment, she still awaits her husband’s return from Britain. A fortnight after their lavish wedding in the border district of Gurdaspur, ...

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