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This Couple Getting Married in Chennai Rains Is the Sweetest Thing You’ll See on the Internet Today

The recent Chennai floods have been the worst in the city’s history. With many areas being inundated, we woke up to stories of heroism, humanity and also those of government apathy. But here is a story that will put a smile on your face. It proves that love sails – and in this case, literally.

This is the story of Purnima and Rajagopal, two techies who work in the US and had come to Chennai to get married in the presence of their friends and family members. However, the floods left them stuck in a difficult situation. The groom and his family lost contact with everyone else for almost four days before the wedding. And the bride, who lives in Velachery area, was rescued just a couple of hours before the wedding was scheduled.

But as they say, when there’s love and you really want something – everything will work out. That’s what happened in the case of Purnima and Rajagopal.

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Rajagopal and his family were rescued just in time for the wedding. In fact, he had to take a boat to reach the venue. Though it has been a really tough time for everyone, this couple’s epic marriage surely makes it one of the sweetest weddings witnessed by the city. And it proves that love prevails. You really don’t need all the paraphernalia for an awesome wedding. Happy hearts and two souls that are madly in love with each other are enough.

Here’s wishing Purnima and Rajagopal an awesome wedded life.

This article was originally published here.

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About the author: Tejaswi Bhagavatula is a Hyderabad-based writer, poet, painter, biker, photographer, corporate profile-writer, on-the-way-CA, part-time tax consultant – all to fund his passion for travelling! He wishes to work for change through bringing out stories and his dream is to ride to Ladakh on his dear old Bullet, while learning and writing about people he meets all along the way and someday, maybe make it a storybook.

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