Bengali couple gets married online during lockdown through Shaadi.com’s Weddings From Home
News Desk, News Nation 360: With the lockdown extended, a lot of couples had to postpone their wedding. But Animesh Debnath from Dehradun and Nilu Roy from Bhopal got married on 8th May via video call. During the lockdown period, Shaadi.com introduced Weddings from Home, an initiative to help couples across all communities, cultures and religions to get married. The entire wedding ceremony
and celebrations are conducted from the comfort of their homes over a video call. For Animesh and Nilu, the wedding is close to a traditional Bengali ceremony with Dodhi Mongol and Gaye Holud (Haldi) ceremonies before the wedding followed by Dhol, singing and sangeet performances by family, albeit virtually. The bride even had make-up artists who helped her with a bridal look via video call. Wedding invites were sent with video call links and even a special backdrop was designed to create the right atmosphere and setting. The wedding happened in their respective homes, and a Panditji from Raipur officiated all the ceremonies via a video call. Around 100 family & friends joined the ceremony and showered their blessings. Adhish Zaveri, Director – Marketing, Shaadi.com told this initiative finds its roots in their promise of togetherness, and in times of social distancing, this is the way of delivering on the promise. For people around the world and more so in India, their wedding date is of immense importance. But with the pandemic, many couples have been forced to postpone their wedding indefinitely. In these times, they at Shaadi.com have innovated a whole new way to help couples get married, without even stepping out of their homes. With Weddings From Home, couples can get married on that exact date regardless of the lockdown, just that it’ll be done virtually. Speaking about the wedding the bride & groom Nilu & Animesh told they can’t believe this actually happened. They heard about Shaadi.com’s weddings from home and after speaking to them they instantly decided to do an online wedding. This day 8th May had a very special place in their hearts as its Rabindra Tagore Jayanti and they wanted to get married on this day itself and they are so glad they did. The whole wedding was seamlessly organized, and all their family and friends joined in to celebrate with them. They are overjoyed and can’t wait to begin their lives together.
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Report : Anustup Kundu