Thousands turn up as man brings bride home in a chopper

Kanpur: A groom, hailing from Kannauj district, hired a helicopter to take his newly wedded wife to his home after taking wedding vows.For villagers and guests, it was an occasion to remember as several hundred people turned up to wish the groom.
The groom-Mukesh Katiyar, native of Rajupur village in Kannauj-reached Narshinghpur village in Qayamganj area of Farrukhabad to bring his bride Deepti in a helicopter on Tuesday.
As many as 5,000 villagers turned up to witness the unusual vidai ceremony in Narsinghpur village on Wednesday. At around 6.30 pm on Tuesday, Mukesh’s chopper touched down at Sugar Mill where he was given a ‘royal’ welcome. The bride’s village was just 35 km away, and it took less than 10 minutes for Mukesh to make the journey by air.

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