MPP Konappa holds mass wedding ceremony in Kaghaznagar
Kumram Bheem-Asifabad: Sirpur (T) MP Koneru Konappa sponsored the wedding of 24 tribal and financially poor couples to express his gratitude for having elected him three times, in Kaghaznagar on Friday.
The couples, mostly tribal, including a groom of different abilities, from different parts of the assembly constituency of Sirpur (T), were ceremoniously married amid Vedic hymns and in the presence of members of the their families in a mass wedding ceremony held at the premises of Annadana Satram, a daily food center for the poor operated by Konappa, in the city.
Konappa and his wife Rama Devi honored the occasion and personally oversaw the progress of the weddings. They provided dishes, new clothes and an almirah for the newlyweds, a fan and appliances, in addition to sponsoring mangal-sutra and toe rings and providing a sumptuous lunch for family members. married. They congratulated the couples and then had dinner with the couples after the wedding.
Couples, their loved ones and family members arrived at the site using a variety of means of transport, including carts, jeeps and automatic rickshaws. The unlucky couples were visibly overjoyed to tie the knot at the event on a grand note. The poor food center has turned into a wedding hall with the lawmaker celebrating mass marriages.
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Bowing their heads in front of the lawmaker, the couples expressed their gratitude to him for celebrating their marriage. Velladi Kailash, a groom from the Mandal Center of Chintalamanepalli, said he never expected his wedding to go on a colorful note and so many guests attend. He revealed that he approached the MP when his parents were struggling to celebrate his wedding.
Annam Roja, a wife from Adipelli village in Koutala Mandal, said she married Athram Narasimhulu during the program, given her parents’ financial weakness. Shravani Kodipe, a girl from Chandrapalli village in Dahegaon mandal, said it was a dream come true for her to have been married to Venkatesh in the mass wedding.
District Collector Rahul Raj, Additional Collector Varun Reddy, Vice Chairman of Zilla Parishad Koneru Krishna, Chairman of Koneru Charitable Trust Koneru Vamshi, Municipal Chairman Saddam Hussain, Vice Chairman Rachakonda Girish Kumar, Chairman of Kasam Srinivas Agricultural Market Committee, Members of ZPTC and Presidents of Mandal Parishes attended the event.
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