Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann married Dr. Gurpreet Kaur from Haryana’s Kurukshetra, in a private ceremony at his home in Chandigarh.
the steady band, bajaa, baraat‘ were missing but the festivities seemed intact. Footage on television and Twitter showed Mr Mann and his bride dressed in red during the Anand Karaj ceremony.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Raghav Chaddha shared some images on Twitter of Mr Mann wearing his plain yellow turban and gold kurta pajamas. Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, his family and Mr Chaddha attended the wedding.
Strict security arrangements were in place at the Chief Minister’s home in Sector 2 of Chandigarh. The bride also shared a photo of herself on Twitter, writing: “Din Shagna Da Chadya (the wedding day has arrived)”.
According to ANI, the wedding menu included Indian and Italian dishes – Kadahi Paneer, Tandoori Kulche, Dal Makhani, Navratan Biryani, Mausami Subzian, Apricot Stuffed Kofta, Lasagna Siciliano and Burrani Raita. A fresh fruit trifle, moong dal halwa, shahi tukda, angori rasmalai and dry fruit rabri were also part of the extensive spread.
This is Mr Mann’s second marriage. He divorced six years ago and has two children from his previous marriage – daughter Seerat Kaur (21) and son Dilshan (17).