Wedlock At Lockdown: Man Brings Bride Home On Motorcycle

Subrata ride the bike with her bride on the pillion

Subrata Ghosh of Santipur takes his bride Dipa on the pillion of a motorcycle to return home on Saturday morning during the bi-weekly state-wide lockdown. Earlier on Friday Dipa traveled about 200 km from her home in Kakdwip (South 24 Parganas) with her parents and a handful of relatives to reach Santipur in Nadia where her wedding with Subrata, a businessman in the town was solemnized in a small programne at a rented house as per lockdown protocol for the Covid situation. Even though the pre-scheduled wedding ceremonies were exempted from the lockdown restrictions, the groom decided to return home with his bride on a motorcycle. “I knew that movement of vehicles was restricted due to the lockdown announced to control the Covid outbreak. Moreover, it would involve another person to drive it. So I decided to go riding the motorcycle. My wife also agreed to the proposal and we took a ride for home”, Subrata, the groom said. 

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