Young child bride flaters, slips and falls... A young bride aged about 12 arrives for the wedding ritual along with her sister and falls off. 96 young child couples got married in this mass child marriage ceremony in May 2011, in Tonk, Rajasthan, India. Young women/girls await their turn to get married in this mass child marriage. Embarrassed by the situation, she is shying away from the crowd. Child marriage is banned in India yet several marriages take place in states of Rajasthan, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh on Akha Teeja (Akshay Tritiya) as it is considered one of the most auspicious day for marriages. This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ vsnl.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.