Widow remarriage: Chhattisgarh NGO to sponsor couples' honeymoon

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Raipur, March 11: An NGO in Chattisgarh, with an aim to restore confidence of widows in the state, has decided to honour men who marry widows, said a News18 report.

Nature's Care and Social Welfare Society announced that the organisation will sponsor the couple's honeymoon trip. The couple would be given 4 days and 3 nights honeymoon package for free. The couple will get to choose from 45 destinations around Asia, according to a report in Dainik Bhaskar.

The organisation will, reportedly, appeal to the state government for jobs, house among other things for the couple if they need any such help.

The director of the organisation DR Vineeta Pandey said,"This campaign is a step towards providing widows with their lost respect."

75 men and 55 women, some of them bearing children, attended the event held at Maharashtra Mandal in Choubey Colony.

Marriages which were fixed at the event will take place on Akshay Tritiya which falls on May 2 this year.

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