Heartwarming incident, a newly married couple in Maharashtra have just donated 50 beds to a hospital dedicated to treating COVID-19 Vasai.
This couple give up their idea of having a traditional Christian wedding surrounded by over 2000 guests, gallons of wine and amazing food
Eric Anton Lobo and Merlin decided the cut down on their wedding expenses in order to pay for beds, blankets and pillows for COVID-19 patients, as per the News18 report
While speaking to Hindustan Times, Lobo said that he and his wife wanted to share their joy with the fellow Vasai residents by supporting the local healthcare facility in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
He said that in the Palghar district, over 1,500 people have tested positive for coronavirus and the disease has claimed the lives of around 90 people. So they decided to do their bit.
They distributed the items at the quarantine centre , just hours after getting hitched at a simple ceremony held in a nearby church, news Agency ANI reported.
“Since the beginning of lockdown, we have been working on projects like arranging for trains for migrant workers and community kitchens.,” the couple told ANI.
“We talked to the Revenue Inspector and Sub Division officer of the district about the requirements of the COVID-19 centres and decided to pare down on the money we will spend on the wedding and instead contribute to the covid care centre.”
Social media has appreciated the couple and Many also sent out best wishes to the couple
Great work. Congratulations on the wedding.???— Hafnium (@Hafnium_India) June 23, 2020
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