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Nation Current Affairs 18 Apr 2016 ‘Gunfire&rsquo ...

‘Gunfire’ at Ravindra Jadeja’s wedding

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Apr 18, 2016, 1:48 am IST
Updated Apr 18, 2016, 9:23 am IST
Celebratory shots have the police on their feet.
A relative fires in the air at cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s wedding procession in Rajkot on Sunday. 	(Photo: PTI)
 A relative fires in the air at cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s wedding procession in Rajkot on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

Rajkot: Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja on Sunday tied the nuptial knot with Riva Solanki here in a ceremony where a reveller opened celebratory firing in the air, prompting the police to launch an inquiry.

The 27-year-old left-handed batsman, who wore a Sherwani and Kathiawadi saafa, riding a horse, a sword dangling by his side, looked at ease during the marriage procession.

 

Riva, 25, a mechanical engineer and daughter of a local contractor, looked resplendent in a a red and golden bridal lehenga with ethnic Gujarati embroidery. She teamed up her wedding attire with the traditional gold jewellery having minarki detailing. Riva later changed into a peach and golden dress. As the marriage procession was moving, apparently one of Jadeja’s relatives, who was within a few feet of the horse-mounted cricketer, was seen firing in the air from his revolver.

No one was injured, but cops arriving at the scene said it’s illegal to use even licensed firearms except in cases of self-defence. “We have initiated inquiry,” said Rajkot Rural SP Antrip Sood. The marriage was conducted in traditional Kshatriya style, with his relatives and friends attending it.

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Location: India, Gujarat, Rajkot




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