The Hindu Business Line

Marriage? Not my cup of tea

Guests at Noida wedding served only chai


Demonetisa­tion is forcing people to err on the side of austerity, and the wedding industry is feeling the crunch at the moment. Mahavir Singh and his wife Gyano, residents of Nattoki madiya village in Greater Noida, showed us how it’s done. For their daughter’s wedding, they served guests with just a simple cup of tea and blessed the bridegroom (who had encouraged his prospectiv­e in-laws to hold a no-frills wedding) with an offering of ₹11. A simple exchange of garlands, and the wedding was done and dusted. Modern Family

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