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In A Mass Wedding, 21 Differently-Abled Couples Urge People ‘To Get Vaccinated’ And ‘Say No To Dowry’

While In the wedding abiding by the norms of social distancing, 21 newly wedded differently-abled and underprivileged couples urged people ‘To get Vaccinated‘ during their wedding ceremony.

In A Mass Wedding, 21 Differently-Abled Couples Urge People ‘To Get Vaccinated’  And ‘Say No To Dowry’
21 differently-abled couples tied the knot during the mass wedding ceremony in Udaipur.
In A Mass Wedding, 21 Differently-Abled Couples Urge People ‘To Get Vaccinated’ And ‘Say No To Dowry’
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2021-09-11T17:14:31+05:30
In an attempt to promote Covid awareness and raise a voice against dowry, as many as 21 differently-abled couples tied the knot during the mass wedding ceremony in Udaipur.

The couples took a pledge ‘Say No To Dowry’ at the mass wedding organised by the Narayan Seva Sansthan. In the wedding abiding by the norms of social distancing, 21 newly wedded differently-abled and underprivileged couples urged people ‘To get Vaccinated‘ during their wedding ceremony. The couples from five states where 21 couples got married in the wedding by sending the message of wearing masks to fight COVID-19.

“Some lessons we learn from life are when you need very few steps forward to support and we think these few have made a huge difference to the lives of people like us. Narayan Seva Sansthan has been a pillar as it came forward and gave us the direction of life, due to which we are now moving towards a new life. I am sure I will be able to be a good teacher too someday in this life, " said 26-year-old Divyang Roshan Lal of Udaipur one of the grooms. Roshan Lal is preparing for the REET exam and was married to 32-year-old Kamala Kumari in the ceremony.
 
A 24-year-old bride Divyang Sant Kumari says, “The differently-abled individuals want to be treated equally and justly in the society.  By becoming financially independent, people with disabilities are generally accepted in society and they get equal opportunities to move forward." After marriage, Sant wants to start her own startup through her stitching skills. So that she can not only extend support to her husband but also financial support in life.

Speaking about the concept of mass weddings, Prashant Agarwal, President, Narayan Seva Sansthan said, “The Mass Marriage Ceremony is very close to our hearts. As we are entering the 19th year of this flagship campaign related to this - 'Say No To Dowry' we are glad that our efforts have paid off and the organisation has so far helped 2109 couples in leading a happy and prosperous married life".
 
Over the years the NSS has been conducting free corrective surgeries, measurements and operating limbs for the differently-abled, conducting skill development classes and mass marriage ceremonies to empower the differently-abled.

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