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A 57-year-old mother has placed India’s first gay matrimonial advertisement, seeking a groom for her son in a country where homosexuality is illegal.

Mumbai resident Padma Iyer hit the headlines when her advertisement appeared in a daily newspaper on Tuesday, mimicking the style of traditional matrimonials placed by parents that fill the pages of India’s newspapers.

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