Married ladies do you know wearing mangalsutra with coral beads in itcan bring misfortune to their husbands. Well don't panic its just a rumour. Yes, on Tuesday night, a sinister rumour started going around: that coral beads in the mangalsutra worn by women may bring misfortune to their husbands.
After some time this rumor gained strength across six districts in Karnataka and a few border districts of Andhra Pradesh.
This rumor caused so much panic that the Karnataka government's women and child development department had to issue a public appeal requesting women not to be misled by these rumours. Also, the deputy commissioners in the districts were directed to cut down the rumours and create awareness among the public.