Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh,
Indian state of Madhya Pradesh couple has been allowed to marry despite the groom testing positive for coronavirus a few days earlier.
According to International media, local officials were initially concerned about the event but following discussions the participants agreed to wear full PPE kit.
The wedding took place with the permission of the local administration after the groom had tested positive on April 19. The family members and police officials were part of the ceremony which was held in Ratlam.
Amid second wave of COVID-19, With fresh curfew rules and restrictions in place, many have been forced to postpone or cancel their wedding plans. However, despite testing positive.
The couple was seen wearing blue protective suits as they tied the knot at a marriage hall in Ratlam. Along with the couple, the priest and few close family members too were seen with PPE suits.
The wedding took place with the permission of local administration after the groom had tested positive on April 19. The family members and police officials were part of the ceremony.
Navin Garg, Tehsildar, Ratlam told News agency that the authorities got to know about the groom testing positive and was getting married. They rushed to the venue to stop the ceremony. However, after reaching the venue, the couple and the other family members requested, and later, the wedding was solemnized in the presence of senior police officials. “The couple was made to wear PPE kits so the infection doesn’t spread,” Garg said.
The video of their ceremony went viral on social media and left many confused. While some asked why the wedding couldn’t wait, others criticized the authorities to allow it. It also triggered many jokes online.
However, they are not the only couple. In Kerala too, a hospital turned into a wedding venue after the groom and his mother had tested positive days before the special day.