Keeping in view of the rise in Covid-19 cases, Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Annu Raj Singh, who are set to tie the knot on 21st April, have decided to call off their wedding celebrations.
Gagan and Annu had planned an elaborate wedding ceremony with all Covid-19 precautions in place but with a surge in coronavirus, pandemic situation not conducive for a social gathering, the two shooters have decided to have the wedding ceremony in presence of immediate family members only.
“We had planned and envisioned a different beginning to our new life. However, current pandemic circumstances call for different measures.”
“Keeping in view ours and everyone else’s safety and well being, after a careful consideration, we have decided to call off the wedding ceremony events scheduled in Hyderabad next week.’’
Gagan said health safety was their top priority. “It would have given us immense joy to have you all with us on our special day and seek your blessings in person, but health and safety of our loved ones is our highest priority. In present times, we acknowledge it may not be possible to do so. With pandemic still a growing concern, we have decided to opt for an intimate ceremony.
“Having said that, myself and Annu are sure that you would be present in thought and spirit with us as we take our wedding vows in the presence of only immediate family members.’’