Gulbarga June 19: Urmila (23y) , resident at the State Women’s home in Gulbarga stepped into marriage life with Shivalingya Mathpati with all Hindu traditions. Urmila was admitted in Girls home in 2002 after her mother’s death in government hospital and in 2013 March 30 she shifted to women’s dormitory Gulbarga.
As All the department officers were present in the marriage, Gulbarga DC Ujjwal Kumar gosh, said that this marriage will be example for the society.
The English Daily of DeccanHerald Reported that The mantap had been set up with help of donors for the purpose and at around 12.30 pm on Monday, Shivalingaiah, a native of Bennur in Aland taluk, tied the mangalsutra to 23-year-old Urmila, a native of Ghattarga in Afzalpur taluk.
Love blossomed between Urmila and Shivalingaiah when the former visited a book store, where the latter worked in September, 2014. Urmila didn’t hide about her past and said she was a orphan. The duo continued there relationship. When Shivalingaiah spoke to his family about the relationship they too supported the marriage.
“I never expected that my marriage will be held in a such grand manner. I am very happy,” Urmila said and thanked the Government Home for women for giving her shelter all these years. Urmila has completed BA and has plans to do her MA.
Shivalingaiah said, he would support his wife in completing the postgraduation.
The Women and Child Development Department has sanctioned ~ 25,000 for the marriage. Of this ~ 5,000 has been spent on purchasing jewellry and cloths while ~ 20,000 has been deposited in the couple’s name, said Shilpa Hiremath, In-Charge Superintendent of the Government Home for Women.
Shilpa and her husband performed the marriage rituals on behalf of the bride while Shivalingaiah’s brother and sister-in-law performed the same on groom’s side. Urmila’s marriage was the 15th such marriage in the Government home for women in the last 10 years.