Covid-19 Outbreak: Two couples in Mohali get married with masks on

The two marriages which took place in Mohali on Saturday was the Talk of the Town as only ten people including two couples took part in the wedding event.

by Sabiya

Updated: Apr 06, 2020 17:51 IST

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During the lockdown, due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, Indian weddings have reduced. In these weddings, the attendance of relatives is even lesser than we notice during the ring traditions. On Saturday, two marriages took place in Mohali. The Talk of the Town only ten people attend, including two couples. The newly-wed couples and their relatives who took part in the wedding event wear seen wearing surgical masks.

Jatinder Pal Singh, President of Kalgidhar Singh Sabha, Mohali Gurudwara, where the weddings solemnized spoke India Today.  Bhupinder Kaur and Bikramjit Singh (brother and sister), lived in Sector 105, Mohali, got married to Ramandeep Singh of Gurdaspur and Navneet Kaur of Sector 20, Chandigarh respectively in a simple way as per the Anand Karaj traditions.

Jatinder Pal Singh said, both the couples belong to respective and well to do families. They had already made advance payments to book marriage palaces to celebrate their weddings richly as per the Punjabi tradition. They forced to marry with a minimum gathering as permitted by the Punjab Government under the curfew. 

However, the brides, grooms and their parents were happy with the way the weddings took place. The marriages that would have otherwise cost lakhs of rupees solemnized after spending a few thousand rupees.

Dharamvir Singh, father of Bhupinder Kaur, and Bikramjit Singh said they were forced to cancel the weddings earlier as they had no permission to organize the lavish events. later they were granted permission, and they decided to celebrate inside Phase IV, Mohali Gurudwara, which is known for its sanitization Protection Status