A man from Hyderabad married a woman from Ukraine, and they left the country just a day before the Russian invasion. According to a report in India Today, Prateek and Lyubov left Ukraine for their reception mission in India. The next day, Russian troops invaded the country. However, the couple did not allow war to ruin their marriage. CS Rangarajan, chief priest of the famous Chilkur Balaji temple in Hyderabad, attended the service and blessed the couple. He also prayed for an immediate end to hostilities and for peace to prevail. The war has brought only bloodshed and chaos to a world already damaged by Covid-19, the priest said.
A reporter from Hyderabad tweeted a video of the wedding:
“While #Ukraine has been taken over by #RussianInvasion, there is a happy story. Lyubov fell in love with Hyderabadi Prateek & married in Ukraine. They went to India for collection shortly before the war. Chilkur Balaji Rangarajan High Priest bless the couple & pray for peace in #Ukraine “
India expresses concern over the speed and pressure on the developed humanitarian situation in Ukraine and tells the UN Security Council that apart from evacuating its own citizens, New Delhi is ready to help those in neighboring and developing countries developing in Ukraine and need help. Rapid humanitarian situation and rapid development in Ukraine.
At such times of crisis, India attaches great importance to the safety and well-being of its citizens, especially women, children and the elderly. “We are of the view that the basic principles of humanitarian aid should be fully respected,” India’s ambassador to UN TS Tirumurti said at a Security Council meeting on Monday on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine. Tirumurti expresses a deep concern for the safety and security of thousands of Indians, including students, known in Ukraine. Our exit efforts have been adversely affected by land developments at border crossings, Tirumurti said.
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