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I'm Wasim Akram's wife: UP woman

November 27, 2005 16:26 IST

A mother of four children in Uttar Pradesh's Burhanpur district declared herself a wife of former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram.

Krishna, a clerk in commercial tax department, claims to have accepted Akram as her husband since she saw his performance on television during an Indo-Pak cricket match in 1999.

She has shunned her marriage with a retired government servant.

"I am yet to meet him. Whether he accepts me or not, I will spend rest of my life as his wife," Krishna told on Saturday.

Krishna claims that a 'godly figure' clad in white clothes had shown her Akram's face in her dreams telling her that it was that of her husband's.

She claims to have started believing in the 'godly figure' following her family's tremendous improvement in the financial condition after 'he gave a fruit to eat'.

Though her change in behaviour has had little effect on her two sons and two daughters, her husband claims it has destroyed his family life.

In a quest to meet Akram, Krishna had also paid a futile visit to the Pakistani cricketer's ancestral village in Amritsar.

"Wherever he is, one day, I will meet him," she said.

Krishna, who discarded the attire of a Hindu married woman in 1999, claims that she is unperturbed by the response she gets from her office or from the neighbourhood.



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Number of User Comments: 13




Sub: craziness

she has gone insane


Posted by Mins





Sub: why this news ?

it was not necessary to make this a news item.


Posted by ashish sinha





Sub: take her to psychiatrist

Take her to psychiatrist, she needs a big time brain wash.


Posted by sankau





Sub: Give me a break......!

Dear Rediff, What great benefit was derived from publishing this story..? The woman in question is obviously a mentally deranged human being in need of ...


Posted by Frank Cherian





Sub: Wrong information

i think Burhanpur is in MP not in UP


Posted by Shailesh




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