Couple in India follows social distancing rules by using bamboo sticks to exchange wedding garlands (VIDEO)

Bride and groom using bamboo sticks to exchange their wedding garlands. ― Screengrab by Twitter/DipanshuKabra
Bride and groom using bamboo sticks to exchange their wedding garlands. ― Screengrab by Twitter/DipanshuKabra

PETALING JAYA, May 7 ― A bride and groom from Bihar in India tied the knot in a unique social distancing way while the country is grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic.

They used bamboo sticks to exchange their wedding garlands.

Both the bride and groom wore masks and were seen exchanging the garlands on each other in a video posted on May 2.

Watched over 11,000 times, the video was also liked by 1,000 people at the time of writing.

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Many Twitter users lashed out at the couple saying that they were foolish to have even considered having a wedding ceremony in the first place while others questined the need to use bamboo sticks.

One user said: “What's the need of all this, either postpone or do it in a simple manner.”

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According to India’s official health ministry’s Twitter account, as of today, there are a total of 21,491,598 confirmed Covid-19 cases while 17,612,351 people have recovered from the virus.

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The number of deaths due to Covid-19 are 234,083.

A total of 164,973,058 vaccine shots have already been administered to its people.

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