Six couples get married in mass wedding in Kukke Subrahmanya, Mulki
Up to four couples were married in a mass wedding celebration at the Sri Kukke Subrahmanya Temple in Kukke, Dakshina Kannada on Thursday.
The temple which is administered by the Department of Religious and Charitable Endowments sponsored the mass marriage.
Harish and K. Divya, A. Naveen Kumar and M. Geetha, Shivarama Ainakidu and Pushpa Devaragadde, and Anand and K. Shobha were the couples who were married during the celebrations solomised according to Hindu rituals by the priest Madhusudhana Kalluraya.
The couples were then congratulated with shawls and provided the maha prasada of the presiding deity.
The temple administrator and deputy commissioner of the Puttur sub-division, Yatish Ullal, said mass marriages will inspire a simple life and wished Sri Subrahmanya to bless the couples.
While the brides received 10,000 in cash and a gold taali, the grooms received 5,000 in cash from the temple management. Couples also received fixed deposit receipts of 10,000 each from the Tax Department under the Adarsha Vivaha program, while couples from listed castes also received 50,000 from the Department of Social Welfare under the Adarsha Vivaha program. of the simple wedding program.
Temple executive officer MH Ravindra, assistant EO Pushpalatha, members of the development committee and others were in attendance.
Two couples also tied the knot in a mass wedding ceremony at Bappanadu Durgaparameshwari temple in Mulki on Thursday.