Shivraj Singh Chouhan marries off three “adopted” daughters
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who likes being called ‘Mama’ and ‘Bhaiya’, on Thursday married off his three ‘daughters’ in a simple ceremony in Vidisha.
In a tweet, Chouhan expressed his happiness that his three daughters--Radha, Preeti, and Suman are getting married.
"Today my three daughters are entering their future happy life. This day is a day of utmost auspiciousness and good fortune for every father. A big responsibility is going to be fulfilled today. I'm happy that three of my daughters are getting married ."
The Chief Minister prayed for the happy future life of his daughters and offered his worship to the Ganesha in Vidisha. "Lord, keep showering your blessings on my daughters," he said
CM Chouhan also planted three saplings in the name of his three adopted daughters. "Sometimes I will sit in the shade of these trees and remember my daughters, and sometimes I will enjoy tea with them. May my darlings always be happy, this is the blessing of this father!" he wrote on Twitter.
Chouhan informed that he bought these girls when they were two to two and a half years old in 1998. He said as they had no guardian, thus they decided to keep them with him. They were raised in Sundar Seva Ashram in Vidisha.
He said, "Sadhana Ji brought them up with great love and today we have these daughters married. I am very happy." He has personally taken care of all the expenses of these kids, including their education.
He had reportedly pledged to take care of seven girls and two boys who were also raised in Sundar Seva Ashram in Vidisha. Out of these adopted children, Chouhan has married off four girls and a boy in the past.
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