It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s a couple getting married — Madurai couple’s wedding-in-the-skies goes viral
- Madurai couple -- Meenakshi Rakesh and Dhikshana booked a SpiceJet chartered flight from Madurai to Bengaluru and tied the knot.
- They came up with this solution to avoid the COVID-19 restrictions imposed in Tamil Nadu.
- Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has directed SpiceJet to lodge a complaint against those who did not abide by COVID-19 protocols.
The couple booked a SpiceJet chartered flight from Madurai to Bengaluru and tied the knot exactly when the flight hovered over the Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple in the presence of 161 guests on the same flight.
A couple tied the knot on-board a chartered flight from Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Their relatives & guests were on the s… https://t.co/ydq0kYrrmU— ANI (@ANI) 1621839048000
Rakesh and Dhikshana rented the plane for two hours to tie the knot in the sky. They came up with this solution to avoid the COVID-19 restrictions imposed in Tamil Nadu. A medi report said that all guests cleared the RT-PCR test before onboarding the flight. A video clip of the couple taking two rounds with Nadaswaram playing in the background is also getting viral.
“I did not print cards as it would have been a waste of money, designed one and sent by [sic] Whatsapp to relatives and friends,” the father of the groom told TOI. As a total relaxation on lockdown was announced on Saturday for the weekend, phone calls were hurriedly made to all relatives and friends, urging all those who could make it to the wedding, added the groom's father.
However, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has directed SpiceJet to lodge a complaint against those who did not abide by COVID-19 protocols. All the guests were standing close to each other, throwing aside all the COVID-19 norms, as clearly visible in the pictures circulated on social media.
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