A unique and sacred event was held at Unawa village in Gandhinagar district yesterday, where a mass marriage ceremony was organized for the underprivileged and orphaned youth of the Thakor community. Union Minister of State for Communications Dev Singh Chauhan was the chief guest at the ceremony. BJP general secretary Rajni Patel and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion. The event organized by Thakor Samaj leader Rakeshbhai Gajendrasinh Thakor brought a new ray of hope in the lives of these couples
Chauhan and other leaders present at the event applauded the community’s efforts for executing this event successfully. They blessed the nine couples and wished them a happy and healthy life.
Rakeshbhai Gajendrasinh Thakor said that he had wanted to get this event done for a long time so as to promote the welfare of the youth and offer them a chance at building a healthy family life. He said, “With the grace of the Mataji, I was able to fulfill this wish of mine.” Furthermore, the newly-wed couples received more than 50 different items, including treasures, sofas, beds and cooking kits as gifts. Mangalsutra and more than five item of jewelry were offered to the couples for free. Every couple received gifts worth around Rs3,000 to 5,000, it is said.
Rakeshbhai Thakor further said that even during Corona period, he took care of the entire study expenses of more than 10 children of Thakor community. These kids were those who had lost their parents in the year. He also provided free books to poor and needy daughters of Std. 1 to 10 in Unawa village. These social service missions are continuously going on so that education can be provided to every child of the community.