Love for mother wins over grief
A younger couple confirmed their love and respect for the household first by accepting rescheduling of engagement and marriage because the mother of the groom examined optimistic for COVID and when the virus took the lifetime of the elder girl of the home the couple ritualistically accomplished the wedding by exchanging garlands with the physique as witness.
The heart-rending incident occurred at Ismailkhanpet village, on the outskirts of the district headquarters city, on Thursday.
Palpanuri Rakesh, a resident of Ismailkhanpet village, had gone to the USA few years in the past for greater schooling and employment. He has been working there for the previous few years. His household had finalised his marriage with a woman from the district and their engagement was scheduled for May 6, adopted by marriage on May 21.
Fate within the type of the coronavirus intervened and contaminated Mr. Rakesh’s 49-year-old mother Renuka. As a end result each the occasions have been rescheduled. Ms. Renuka was admitted to a non-public hospital in Hyderabad for remedy. She breathed her final on Thursday and the physique was introduced again house. The household had confronted one other tragedy within the meantime with Ms. Renuka’s elder brother Srisailam succumbing to the virus some 10 days earlier.
Even as the whole household was in a shock and immersed in grief, Mr. Rakesh felt he would honour his mother’s reminiscence by finishing the wedding ritual, albeit with out fanfare, earlier than the funeral. He sought the consent of members of his household and the bride and her household for his thought.
On Thursday the younger couple bought married by change of garlands within the presence of each households and in entrance of the mortal stays of Mr. Rakesh’s mother.
“After exchanging garlands both of them put those garlands on Renuka’s body and sought her blessings from the abode of the Almighty. It’s a great tribute to a departed mother by her son,” stated Mr. Manohar Goud, a detailed relative of Rakesh. Last rites of Ms. Renuka have been carried out on Thursday itself.