Baripada, March 4 (localWire) Gudia, a deprived girl has got a family and started a new life as she married Benudhar Mohanty, a businessman in Baripada.
She was rescued by the District Child Protection Unit in 2017 from Bahalda with no identity of her family.
District child protection unit officer Mamatamayee Biswal said, “ she was treated in ‘Maa Laxmi Child Care Institution’ after she was rescued. She’s very happy to start a new life,”.
Biswal added that “a proposal for marriage came to the district child welfare committee and district administration from Benudhar for Gudia.
After consulting Gudia and with her agreement, the wedding was fixed with Benudhar Mohanty, a businessman of Baripada.
The ceremonies were held at Radhamohan temple in the presence of officials of the district child welfare committee, members of child care institution and some eminent persons,” Biswal said.
“I’m very excited to start a new life and I’ll always be grateful to the district administration for giving me an identity of my own,” said Gudia.
Benudhar is glad to have Guida as his life partner. He said “I promise to give her the love and affection she always deserved.”
Biranchi Mohanty, Gudia’s father-in-law said: “she is like a daughter to us and also an integral part of our family.”
The wedding was attended by various eminent persons, officials besides the groom’s family. Apart from the support by the district administration, invitees presented gifts to the bridegroom.