Indian political leaders are acknowledged to be wealthy people with stacks of wealth including cash, assets and other properties. But they are also known for their lavish marriages. Here is a list of some big fat weddings of Indian political leaders and their children -
In recent times, Tej Pratap, former health minister of Bihar and the son of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav got married to Aishwarya Rai, daughter of Chandrika Rai, 6-time RJD MLA and granddaughter of Daroga Prasad Rai, ex-chief minister of Bihar. The sumptuous marriage ceremony turned headlines for diverse reasons. Though the sum expended on the marriage is not acknowledged, there are a number of details regarding it that point out that it was one of the most abundant marriages of Indian political leaders.
One of the wealthiest political leaders of Karnataka, Gali Janardhan Reddy is ahead of the Bhartiya Janta Party. According to reports, the minister had expended around Rs 500 crore on the marriage of Brahamani. The jewels worn by the bride on her big day were worthy of more than Rs 51 crore. The guests invited to the marriage had got gold-plated invites. The marriage took place when the whole state was going through the after-effects of demonetisation in the year 2016.
Nitin Gadkari is currently the Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources and River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. His daughter Ketki got married to an NRI living in the US. One of the most abundant marriages of the country, this one also happened shortly after the demonetization decision announced by the BJP administration. But, this did not appear to have an effect on the gala occasion in even the slightest way.
Kanwar Singh Tanwar is a political leader of Bhartiya Janta Party who got elected as the Lok Sabha affiliate during 2014 general polls from Amroha. He was in problem when he spent around Rs 250 crore on his son marriage during the year 2011.
A Lok Sabha associate and Congress party chief from Sapaul community of Bihar, Ranjeeta tied the nuptial knot to politician Rajesh Ranjan named as Pappu Yadav in the year 1994. In 2017, Rajeeta had planned a private member bill to curb wedding expenditures. But she herself had an extremely lavish wedding.
These are some of the leaders and their children who had a big fat wedding!