A shoutout to all the would-be-married couples who are planning a destination wedding this year! Gujarat government’s ‘Corona package’ for a wedding ceremony near the Statue of Unity is what you need to checkout RN! By Tanvi Jain

 

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Planning a destination wedding this year? How about somewhere around the Statue of Unity in Gujarat. The Gujarat state government is inviting soon-to-be-married couples who despite the pandemic are keen on tying the knot, for a ceremony near the 182-metre (world’s tallest) statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 

As per reports, Tent City 1 in the Statue of Unity has been mapped as a destination wedding venue, due to its scenic location with Narmada Dam in its backdrop and a distance of just four kilometres from the statueThe bookings have already opened, so grab your slot before any other couple! 

 

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Moreover, Tent City 1 has come up with Corona special wedding packages from mid-June onwards, where you can book the venue for 50 people at INR 2.5 lakh. The venue has two presidential cottages and a total of 60 tents. There are 17 rooms with triple occupancy and a royal cottage for the newlyweds. The package has been made keeping in mind the affected businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic so that it’s easy on the pocket in the current scenario.  

The pre-COVID-19 rate for the same was INR 12,000 per night per cottageincluding all three vegetarian meals, welcome drinks, starters, seating arrangement for 50 people, wedding cake, jaimala, and the rest of the ceremony.  

 

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Moreover, keeping in mind the security of the guests, all possible health and safety measures have been considered as per the government guidelines. Every attendee has to undergo thermal screening and maintain social distancing, check-ins are all digital and everyone will be provided with a hand sanitiser and a face mask. 

The venue which opened last October initially used to host only official events such as World Bank Conference but later moved on to weddings too. Before the pandemic, the sight used to witness at least 15,000 people on weekdays and 20,000 on weekends 

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