Kolkata [India], Dec.24 (ANI): The Kolkata-based Vishwa Jagriti Mission Trust, a multifaceted philanthropic organisation, organised a mass marriage of 101 Bengali couples belonging to poor and underprivileged families.
The event was held at the P.C. Chandra Garden in the city. The organisers erected separate marriage tents with a sitting area for the bride and bridegroom and relatives on the stage.
The marriages were solemnised as per traditional Bengali customs and traditions. There was no exchange of dowry or fanfare. Spiritual guru Sudhanshu Maharaj and a galaxy of distinguished persons blessed the newly married couples.
The Vishwa Jagriti Mission Trust gifted basic necessities like an almirah, key ring, trolley iron (Press), steel cook ware, pillows, bed sheets, ornaments, sarees, hygiene kits like soaps and a month's ration.
Over the last 10 years, more than 500 couples have been married in these mass weddings with the help of Vedic rituals, he added. (ANI)