Indian weddings are lavish affairs with lots of festivities. In general, people spend a lot of money on weddings. Your wedding will be larger the richer you are. One such lavish wedding took place in Delhi in 2011.
The offspring of businessmen and politicians wed in an extravagant ceremony. The precise amount spent on the wedding is unknown, however according to TOI it cost Rs 200 crore, while according to Mail Today it cost Rs 500 crore.
The wedding was lavishly decorated and provided with amenities that would have been unimaginable for the common individual. According to rumours, the bride’s family gave the couple a Bell 429 helicopter. In 2011, the five-seater helicopter was estimated to be worth about Rs 33 crore. According to Tanwar, who confirmed the report to the Indian Express, “True, a Bell 429 helicopter was given, but it was a simple wedding.”
At a farmstead close to the city, Lalit Tanwar and Yogita Jaunapuria were married. At the wedding, which had more than 30,000 guests and 1,000 staff members, more than 100 delicacies were served. 12 enormous TV screens were set up at the location to display the activities. The wedding venue’s three-kilometer-long access road was decorated with illumination and flowers.
According to reports, the actress Neha Dupia sang at the extremely costly wedding of the businessmen and politicians.
According to reports from the Hindustan Times, a pre-wedding party with 2,000 invited guests was also held one week before the real wedding. According to reports, each guest received a safari outfit, a silver biscuit, and around 40,000 in cash.
The couple also organised a reception at a five-star hotel in Delhi, which was attended by Bollywood stars, other prominent politicians, including the then-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, as well as other dignitaries.
Kanwar Singh Tanwar, a BJP politician, is the father of Lalit Tanwar. Yogita Jaunapuria, his wife, is the daughter of Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria, a former MLA from Sohna. Lalit Tanwar was chosen to lead the District Panchayat in Amroha and is currently a prominent politician.