Online dating for sikhs
With around 30 million followers worldwide, Sikhism is the fifth largest organized religion in the world.
Instead, the vicar of St Nicholas Church in Brockenhurst offered a space in the graveyard for him.
The followers of Sikhism are ordained to follow the teachings of the ten Sikh Gurus, enshrined forevermore in the holy scripture entitled the Guru Granth Sahib.
While compiling the scripture, the fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan Dev Ji incorporated not only the writings of the Sikh Gurus, but also included selected works of many devotees and saints from diverse socio-economic and religious backgrounds, who believed in the unity of God and denounced caste and superstition.
The police were called and eventually the couple were forced to proceed into a hurried ceremony, while the protesters watched and took pictures of them to publish online. The next weekend an interfaith wedding in Lozells, Birmingham, nearly turned into a mass brawl after protesters tried to stop it and, again, the police had to be called.
The following weekend, another wedding in Coventry only managed to go ahead after some negotiations with the disrupters.