COVID-19: Man marries sans fanfare amid lockdown

Updated: 10 April, 2020 13:31 IST | PTI | Mumbai

The couple got married at a western suburb temple

This picture has been used for representation purpose
This picture has been used for representation purpose

The COVID-19 lockdown may have forced people to stay indoors, but it did not deter a 28- year-old city-based property dealer from getting married without any finery or fanfare in the absence of family and friends. Ramkishan Chavan married his girlfriend Reema Singh at a temple in the western suburb of Kandivali here on Thursday, while maintaining the guidelines of social distancing. "We have been in a relationship for the last five years and decided to tie the knot this month," the couple said.

Although the lockdown quashed their plans for a big fat Indian wedding in the presence of a 100 guests, the couple didn't wish to postpone the event, since rumours of the curfew being extended were doing rounds. "We contacted a local social worker, who helped us prepare an affidavit. We got married at a temple, wearing masks, in keeping with the guidelines of social distancing," they said.

The couple's family and friends could not attend the wedding because of the lockdown, but that didn't dampen their spirit, the duo said.

Catch up on all the latest Mumbai news, crime news, current affairs, and a complete guide from food to things to do and events across Mumbai. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates.

Mid-Day is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@middayinfomedialtd) and stay updated with the latest news

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

First Published: 10 April, 2020 12:52 IST

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
loading image
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK