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Mangalsutra rumor triggers panic among women in Karnataka

06 Jul 2017 | By Kanchan Monga
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Karnataka witnessed another example of a sinister rumor turning into mass hysteria when women in six districts began hitting beads of their mangalsutra with stones to prevent misfortune. The rumor was that beads in mangalsutra could bring misfortune to their husbands.

State authorities had to issue a public appeal requesting women not to be misguided by such rumors.

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06 Jul 2017Mangalsutra rumor triggers panic among women in Karnataka

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