The reports state that the couple had fled from their respective homes in Odisha in January this year and had left for Ahmedabad where they stayed for nearly 4 months.
As per a leading daily report, the 19-year-old youth identified as Saurabh Das of Sagada village in Puri district married his girlfriend Pinkyrani Das at a quarantine centre in the village. They got married after they completed their 14 day-quarantine period.
The man who worked at a plastic factory in Ahmedabad struggled to return to Odisha due to coronavirus lockdown. After much efforts, they landed in Sagada village where they were taken to the quarantine facility on their arrival.
The report further stated that the couple checked into the quarantine centre on May 10 after returning from Ahmedabad.
As per reports, both have shown symptoms of COVID-19, their swab tests were done. However, their reports came negative. Nimapara Block Development Officer Manoj Behera said as the girl was pregnant, the authorities decided to get them married off.
They got married on May 24 after completing 14 days of institutional quarantine at Sagada village.