55 marriages in Tricity, without the long guest list


Chandigarh : Amid THE nationwide lockdown, Sumit Goyal and Kirti Sharma tied the knot on April 26 at their residence in Sector 38, Chandigarh, with just six people on residence, including the priest, under strict guidelines of the district administration. The couple is not alone in choosing to continue with their plans without much celebration. As many as 55 applications for conducting marriages have been allowed in the Tricity including Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali since March 23, 2020, when the lockdown was announced. As per the officials issuing curfew passes to the people, around ten applications for conducting marriage ceremonies were received in Chandigarh, 32 applications were received in Mohali district, out of which 29 were allowed while three others agreed to postpone their marriage after counselled by the officials in charge; whereas around 16 applications were received and allowed by the Panchkula administration. (Source : Indian Express)


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