Guwahati: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann tied the knot on Thursday with Dr. Gurpreet Kaur, a day after making a surprise wedding announcement.
The nuptials took place at a Gurudwara, as per the traditional Anand Karaj, in accordance with Sikh customs.
Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party national convenor Arvind Kejriwal attended the wedding, and blessed the newly hitched couple.
AAP MP Raghav Chaddha, who also joined the festivities, tweeted pictures of the ceremony. “I have come here with my mother…I wholeheartedly congratulate Mann Sahab and his family on this special occasion,” he said.
Tight security arrangements were in place at the residence of the chief minister in Chandigarh ahead of the marriage.
Gurpreet Kaur (30), shared a picture of herself on Twitter and wrote, “Din Shagna Da Chadya” (the day of marriage has arrived). She also thanked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders for their congratulatory messages.
The families of Bhagwant Mann and Dr Gurpreet Kaur did not make the news of their upcoming marriage public till Wednesday, July 6. Even their relationship was kept carefully under wraps.
This is Mann’s second marriage. He had separated from his first wife in 2015 and has two children — daughter Seerat Kaur (21) and son Dilshan (17) — from his first marriage.