The Family Court Judge Harivallabh Khatri gave a strong message against child marriage by pronouncing a historic verdict of annulment of Mansi's child marriage.
Uttar Pradesh welfare department's child helpline team reached the Balhedi village on Saturday after receiving information about the function.
People now rush to solemnize marriages forgoing many ceremonies that, till recently, were considered sacrosanct.
The latest case has emerged amidst an increasing number of forcible conversions of girls belonging to the minority communities in Muslim-majority Pakistan.
The bench also directed the woman's husband to transfer 10 acres of land in her name, open a fixed deposit (FD) account with Rs 7 lakh for her and ensure that she finishes her education.
The two girls, aged 13 and 15, were allegedly kidnapped by a group of "influential" men from their home in Ghotki district in Sindh on the eve of Holi.
Soon after the kidnapping, a video went viral in which a cleric was purportedly shown soleminising the Nikah (marriage) of the two girls, triggering a nationwide outrage.
She has been fighting for years against child marriages despite facing death and rape threats.
When Pintudevi demanded a divorce, her in-laws threatened her family with dire consequences and social boycott.
It is high time some preconceived notions are put to rest.