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President, PM, Sonia attend wedding of Lalu's daughter

| | 27 Feb 2015, 12:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi were among the political glitterati who attended the wedding of Lalu Yadav's daughter and Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew in Delhi on Thursday night.

The occasion that defies political differences, brought together heads of the main rival forces often seen crossing swords in parliament and outside.

The wedding witnessed a staggering 100,000 invitees, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, senior BJP leader LK Advani and President Pranab Mukherjee, besides Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

The occasion was special for it was the wedding of  Tej Pratap Yadav, grand nephew of former UP Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav with Raj Lakshmi, youngest daughter of former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad.

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A pre-wedding tilak ceremony on February 21 had also witnessed political luminaries, including Modi attending the ceremony in Uttar Pradesh.

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