Wednesday 23 April 2014
News updated at 9:01 PM IST
Weather
Max: 35.5°C
Min : 21.5°C
In Bangalore
Partially cloudy

MLA brings bride home in chopper, invites trouble

Abhay Kumar, Patna, April 30, 2013, DHNS:

Big fat wedding

A sitting legislator in Bihar who, soon after his wedding, brought his bride home in a helicopter, may land in trouble, for during the “rukhsati” (a post-wedding function), his bodyguards allegedly fired several rounds in the air to make the occasion grand. 

The Congress MLA from Bahadurganj, Tausif Alam, 31, married the daughter of the “mukhiya” (headman) of Barbatta village. But while redefining the trappings of a high-profile wedding, the lawmaker skipped the flower-bedecked car and took his bride home—25 km away from the marriage venue—in a helicopter which was specially flown in for the occasion.

The chopper, which remained stationed for over four hours at Barbatta till the wedding was over, was reportedly hired from Ranchi for several lakhs of rupees. The high-profile wedding, which saw a guest of over 50,000 people, was also attended by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, BJP Member of Parliament Shahnawaz Hussain, Congress Legislature Party leader and former speaker Sadanand Singh besides other bigwigs cutting across political spectrum. Nitish reportedly placed the wedding safa (headgear) on the MLA’s head.


Soon after the chief minister left the place, some of the legislator’s men allegedly fired several rounds in the air to make the occasion “stylish, memorable and grand”.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bengaluru FC player in a Jubilant mood at International Airport,Bengaluru after winning I league...

Bengaluru FC player in a Jubilant mood at International Airport,Bengaluru after winning I league...

Timothy John Bristow, Sir Robert Bristow’s nephew with his wife Rebecca visits the Harbour Bridge...

Timothy John Bristow, Sir Robert Bristow’s nephew with his wife Rebecca visits the Harbour Bridge...

Priyanka Vadra shares meal with a village woman in a field during an election campaign for her...

Priyanka Vadra shares meal with a village woman in a field during an election campaign for her...

Encyclopaedia Britannica President Jorge Cauz and Geeta Dharmarajan, founder & executive directoR...

Encyclopaedia Britannica President Jorge Cauz and Geeta Dharmarajan, founder & executive directoR...

School children greet Sachin Tendulkar on the eve of his birthday in Moradabad...

School children greet Sachin Tendulkar on the eve of his birthday in Moradabad...

An Indian Hindu devotee prays to the river Ganges, in Varanasi, India...

An Indian Hindu devotee prays to the river Ganges, in Varanasi, India...

A ragpicker girl Zahanara Khatun, 12, looks at the camera as she searches for recyclable items at...

A ragpicker girl Zahanara Khatun, 12, looks at the camera as she searches for recyclable items at...

Indians stand on the banks of the River Yamuna, covered in industrial effluence on Earth Day in...

Indians stand on the banks of the River Yamuna, covered in industrial effluence on Earth Day in...

Indian devotees pray and take dip on the banks of the river Ganges, in Varanasi...

Indian devotees pray and take dip on the banks of the river Ganges, in Varanasi...

A man poses as he gets his face painted ahead of the sixth phase of India's general election...

A man poses as he gets his face painted ahead of the sixth phase of India's general election...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523