GUJRAT: In a unique wedding ceremony, a man from Gujrat chartered a helicopter to take his ‘baraat’ all the way to the bride’s village in Phalia tehsil of Mandi Bahauddin district of Punjab, ARY News reported on Sunday.
A makeshift helipad was constructed on the ground adjacent to the venue of the wedding venue, where the chopper landed. The groom named Mohammad Sadiq was given a king’s welcome from the bride’s family.
A video available with ARY News shows the groom, who belongs to Gujrat, landing from a helicopter near the wedding venue in Phalia village.
Hordes of people thronged the wedding venue to witness this unique wedding.
The groom reportedly paid US$15,000 for a helicopter ride. Currency notes were also showered from a helicopter.
This is not the first instance of a groom arriving at his wedding in a chopper. Last year, a man had hired a helicopter to fly to his bride’s home in Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir.