Lucknow: Bevy of Celebrities at Mulayam's Son's Wedding

Faisal Fareed
Daijiworld Media Network - Lucknow

Lucknow, Dec 4: Amidst the presence of bollywood stars, business tycoons and party stalwarts, Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav’s son Prateek Yadav got married at his native village Saifai in Etawah district of UP, around 250 km from Lucknow, on Sunday December 4.

Prateek’s marriage was solemnized with his long time fiancée, Aparna Bisht, daughter of senior scribe Arvind Singh Bisht of Lucknow.

Prateek is the brother of Akhilesh Yadav and son of Mulayam’s wife Sadhna Gupta.

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan flew in with his wife Jaya Bachchan to bless the couple. ADAG chairman Anil Ambani also arrived to attend the marriage. Dalmia Group chairman Sanjay Dalmia was also seen.

SP chieftain Mulayam took personal care to attend all the guests who thronged the wedding venue. The numbers swelled to thousands with party workers and leaders arriving from every part of the state. Some workers from other parts of the India too trooped in with their good wishes.

The marriage came as a good break as the yadav family of the state has been touring and is on the offensive in wake of the coming assembly elections in the state. Akhilesh who is travelling on his Samajwadi Kranti Rath also stopped the wheels of his vehicle to be part of his brother’s wedding.

Some foreign guests were also seen during the wedding.

Aparna Bisht and Prateek had studied at London. The wedding was seen as the most hyped marriage of the year in the state with nearly one lakh expected during the event. The crowd was considerable in number as each party leader wanted to have a glimpse of their leader’s son and also stand close to them.