Hijra Dance in a Wedding Ceremony

Here is a good example of how Hijras dance in wedding ceremonies of ordinary people.

Many Hijras live on “bhadai” given by shopowners, parents of newborns, wedding couples, and so on. Wedding ceremonies are the occasion when Hijra can get more-than-ordinary income.

Hijra’s dance in wedding ceremonies and people both appreciate and unwelcome their presence. Hijras are believed to be able to curse men into infertility. So, they give big tips to Hijra when they dance in the wedding ceremony, so the Hijras may be on their side.

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