At a mass wedding, 21 couples with different abilities urge people to “get vaccinated” and “say no to the dowry”


In a bid to promote Covid awareness and raise their voices against the dowry, up to 21 couples with different abilities got married in the mass wedding ceremony in Udaipur.

The couples made the “Say no to the dowry” pledge at the mass wedding organized by the Narayan Seva Sansthan. While marrying within social distancing standards, 21 newly married disabled and disadvantaged couples urged people to “get vaccinated” during their wedding ceremony. Couples from five states where 21 couples got married at the wedding sending the message to wear masks to fight COVID-19.

“Some of the lessons we learn from life are when you need very little step forward to support and we think those few have made a huge difference in the lives of people like us. Narayan Seva Sansthan was a pillar when he presented himself and gave us the direction of life, through which we are now heading into new life. I’m sure I can also be a good teacher one day in this life, “said Divyang Roshan Lal, 26, from Udaipur, one of the newlyweds. Roshan Lal is preparing for the REET exam and was married to 32 years old Kamala Kumari at the ceremony.

24-year-old bride, Divyang Sant Kumari, said: “People with disabilities want to be treated equally and fairly in society. By becoming financially independent, people with disabilities are generally accepted into society and have an equal opportunity to move forward. After the wedding, Sant wants to start his own business using his sewing skills. So that she can not only support her husband, but also financial support in life.

Speaking about the concept of mass weddings, Prashant Agarwal, President, Narayan Seva Sansthan said, “The mass wedding ceremony is very close to our hearts. As we enter the 19th year of this related flagship campaign – ‘Say No to the Dowry’, we are pleased that our efforts have borne fruit and that the organization has so far helped 2,109 couples lead a dowry. happy and prosperous married life “.

Over the years, the NSS has conducted corrective surgeries, measurements and operations free of charge for people with disabilities, conducting skills development courses and mass wedding ceremonies to empower people with disabilities.


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