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Digvijay-Amrita wedlock: Public or private affair?

By Ridham Gambhir

With the B-town studded wedding of Shahid Kapur and Meera Rajput off the social media, Digvijay Singh and Amrita Rai’s wedding is now traversing the heights of the virtual world.

The 68-year old Indian politician recently tied knot with Amrita Rai, a 44-year old TV anchor. The considerable age 904569654-digvijay-amritagap between the two eminent personalities is of huge importance to people. So much so that there are trolls, memes and even tweets that mock their union.

While Singh’s wife expired in 2013, Amrita Rai’s ex-husband, Anand Pradhan has openly declared that he has no issues with Rai’s life and her prospective life partner. They have filed a mutual divorce and have been living separately now.

If Anand Pradhan has no qualms about his ex-wife’s marriage to another man, much older than her, then is it necessary for the entire world to take the burden of this issue and make a ruckus out of it? Browsing through some of the tweets that were written for the couple, one can not overlook the persiflage.

Indians wish to transform themselves from a developing nation to a developed nation. But is this possible when we are not receptive to a marriage wherein the age difference is not a bother to the partners but to us?

Sanjay Dutt and his wife Manyata have a difference of 19 years while veteran actor Dilip Kumar and Saira Bano have an age gap of 20 years. None of these couples were a target of mockery. Then why Digvijay Singh and Amrita Rai?

The politician is being poked fun at because he married at an age where people stick to their bed or chant the rosemary beads. Which constitutional law prohibits a man from marrying after he is 60? If there is no such law in practice, is it fair on our part to comment on their relationship?

From their age difference to Singh’s abundant property, all such reasons are being cited for their wedding. Does love stand nowhere? Or are we so dipped in politics that we have forgotten that love knows no age limits. Their marriage is a ‘hot topic’. Is it because of their age difference or our stereotyped mindset which is not welcome to this union?

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