Raja and Rani get married in Bengaluru, they’re horses. Twitter reacts
The activist, who conducted the marriage, says he is all for love and urged anti-Valentine’s Day supporters not to oppose lovers and their Valentine’s Day celebration.Updated: Feb 15, 2020 12:27 IST
Raja and Rani got married on Valentine’s Day at Cubbon Park here. The bride and the groom were decked up in bridal finery were heralded with traditional wedding music with nadaswaram and thavil (percussion) . The catch was that the married couple were horses.
Pro-Kannada activist and Kannada Vatal Party chairman Vatal Nagaraj performed the marriage ceremony of the two horses. Nagaraj gave a dhoti and shirt to Raja (male horse) and a saree along with a taali (mangal sutra) to Rani (female horse).
ANI took to Twitter to share an image of the newly married couple too:
The tweet sparked all sorts of reactions among people. Whiles some were surprised, others congratulated the couple. A few also took hilarious routes to express themselves.
Happy married life pic.twitter.com/XyLZL8rpvy— why_so_single_? (@Vinivinci3) February 14, 2020
This is what singles do on valentine's Day🤘😂— HS Choudhary (@silly_comments) February 14, 2020
Vo bina shaadi ke khus the kyu unki zindgi barbaad kar di😟😟— Sikander Singh (@Sik_And_Er) February 14, 2020
Shaadi kar ke koi khus hua hai bhala😎😎
Nagaraj has been conducting such ceremonies in the past too. Last year he had married off two sheep- Jacob and Carolyn in a similar ceremony. The activist says he is all for love and urged anti-Valentine’s Day supporters not to oppose lovers and their Valentine’s Day celebration.
He also urged the Central government and the Karnataka state governments to give Rs 1 lakh and RS 50,000 respectively to the “lovers to support their love” by helping them get married.
Meanwhile, sweets were distributed to all the guests who had participated in the Valentine’s Day marriage ceremony of the horses.