12-02-2018 10:00 AM | Shilpika Bajpai | My Indian Dream
To eradicate the system of Dowry, CM Yogi Adityanath organized mass weddings.
In an event in Ghaziabad, 151 couples tied the knot together on Thursday.This initiative was taken by Yogi government.
The reason behind performing mass weddings was to eradicate the system of Dowry and help the poor people to organise weddings.
Minister Atul Garg and local MLAs gave gifts to the newlyweds with the best wishes.
This event was organised at the ITS Paramedical Institute in Murad Nagar on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's initiative.
Social Welfare Department's Principal Secretary Manoj Singh said as per the rules, Rs 20,000 each will be credited to the accounts of the newlyweds by the state government