Here’s some real gossip for aunties out there! Do read this till the end, and add masala according to taste when you share it with the gang you meet at the next wedding party.
So, a young couple from Surat in Gujarat had to call off their marriage this wedding season. Reason: The bride’s mother and the groom’s father rekindled their childhood romance and eloped.
Yes, sahi suna! The bizarre turn of events unfolded just weeks before the couple was to tie the knot in February. The groom’s father is 48, and the bride’s mother is only 46, and the duo is reported to be missing for 10 days now.
According to media reports, the couple had got engaged to each other for a year and had been preparing for their wedding since then. The news of their parents eloping has left the couple and their families in a state of shock.
It is reported that both families were neighbors and the eloped pair knew each other since the time they were in school. “They knew each other since they lived in the same society. Some of their close friends informed us after they eloped that they had a relationship in the past too,” said one of the relatives.
The woman’s husband is a diamond artisan, and the groom’s father with whom she eloped is as a textile businessman and also deals in property.