In a shocking incident, a wedding procession met with an accident after Baraat, including the groom, fell into a drain, when the bridge they were dancing on collapsed. The incident took place on Saturday night at around 9 PM in Hoshiyarpur village of Noida’s Sector 52.
Two children, aged below 8 years, were injured and were rushed to a nearby private hospital for medical assistance.
According to information, the wedding procession had been dancing for over 10 minutes on the bridge built over a drain, connected the Olive Garden wedding banquet hall’s gate to its lawn. While the 15 persons, including the groom, were dancing on the small bridge, it collapsed all of a sudden.
Both the parties agreed and thus no case was registered however the incident created tension among the families. Many people who fell into the drain had lost their mobile and jewellery. It ended only after the owner of the banquet hall paid Rs 3 lakh in cash to the bride’s family.
Media reports claimed that the groom was identified as 35-year-old Amit Yadav, a businessman from Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, and the bride was 32-year-old Sonam, a resident of Kondli in Delhi.
Sonam’s father Phool Kumar had booked the place for the wedding on February 9.