Some of the bridegrooms were regular sex buyers at the village.
Most of the women, once married, would still be required to sell sex, with their husbands living off their earnings.
The 600 inhabitants of Wadia are descendants of the nomadic Saraniya community.
Saraniya men once worked for the army, which ruled over the region prior to India’s independence from Britain in 1947.
Ratan Lal Jat, 35, is an elected local member of the Gangrar village council, in Rajasthan, West India.