In Kodagu, NGOs host wedding of bride who lost home in deluge



Yet another family at a relief centre in disaster-hit Kodagu conducted the marriage of their daughter as scheduled on Wednesday with the support of Seva Bharathi, Lions Club of Madikeri and others.

Ranjitha, daughter of Sanjeev and Sumithra of Makkandur in Kodagu, got wedded with Ranjith, son of Madhusudan and Thangamani of Kannur, Kerala at Sri Omkareswara temple with over 300 people joining their wedding reception at Sri Narasimha Kalyana Mantapa in Madikeri.

K.K. Damodar, president of Lion’s Club, Madikeri told Deccan Chronicle that Ranjitha’s family had lost their home in the landslides during the recent rains. Presently, they are housed at a relief centre in Kushalnagar. “Ranjitha’s wedding was scheduled at Makkandur on Wednesday but  following the disaster, her parents had decided to cancel her wedding. But we along with Seva Bharathi decided to organise the wedding. The couple left for Kerala on Wednesday after the wedding.,” he said. Seva Bharathi and Lions Club had also organised another wedding of a woman who had lost her home in the landslides in Kodagu.

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