Baltimore, Maryland - December 20, 2014: Eshwan Ramudu rides Chico, a male 22 year-old, Andalusian horse, from Mt. Airy, MD outside the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel for his baraat. Riding with Eshwan is his bride's nephew Arjun Khanna. By tradition, a young boy, the "sarbala" from the family who rides the with the groom as protection from others who might wish ill upon him. Eshan's future father in law Pankaj Pasricha dances in the foreground.
Trisha Satya Pasricha and Eshwan Ramudu married at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel December 20, 2014.
CREDIT: Matt Roth for The New York Times
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