Gorakhpur: In Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur on Thursday, a 53-year-old mother and her 27-year-old daughter exchanged their respective wedding vows with their partners at the same ‘mandap’.
Both Bali Devi and her daughter Indu got married at the same time, at the same mass marriage ceremony under Mukhyamantri Samuhik Vivah Yojna at Piprauli block in Gorakhpur.
Bali, who is a widow, married her husband’s younger brother and she was among 63 couples, including a Muslim couple, who tied the nuptial knot at a mass marriage event at Piprauli block.
“My two sons and two daughters are already married so with the marriage of my youngest daughter, I decided to marry my brother-in-law. All my children are happy,” she told IANS.
Indu, who is married to 29-year-old man, said, “My mother and uncle took care of us and I am very happy that now they will look after each other.”
BDO Dr. CS Kushwaha Satyapal Singh along with another district social welfare department officials was present on the occasion.