Kochi: Unable to obtain leaves for his wedding, Harris, a native of Veliyam of Kerala's Kollam district, exchanged the wedding vows online from Saudi Arabia.
In his stead, his sister tied the nuptial knot to his bride Shamla, said a report in India Today.
The unusual wedding took place at Thamarakulam city of Alappuzha district of Kerala, the report said.
Harris was unable to attend his own wedding due to prior work commitments, however, in his absence, his relatives took the onus of getting him married.
Harris' sister Najitha tied the knot to the resplendent bride. This one-of-its-kind wedding saw the groom witness the ceremony live from Saudi Arabia.
Harris works as a marketing manager with a private firm in Riyadh, while Shamla works as a nurse in a government health facility in Mecca.