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Rs 200-cr wedding leaves Auli in a mess, Guptas to pay cost of cleaning up

The Municipality has deployed 20 workers to clear the waste lying around in the area

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Kritika Singhal (R), daughter of diamond merchant Suresh Singhal, and Suryakant (L), son of industrialist Ajay Gupta, got married in Auli on June 20.

The has deposited Rs 54,000 with the Municipal Corporation here and has also agreed to pay the entire cost of cleaning up after their mega Rs 200 crore wedding functions left the town of with major waste management problems.

The Municipality has deployed 20 workers to clear the waste lying around in the area.

The High Court has also instructed the District Administration and Pollution Control Board to submit a report by July 7 on the harm caused to the due to the waste.

The next hearing in the matter is scheduled for July 8.

"The had deposited Rs 54,000 as user charge. Over 150 quintal waste has been cleaned up till now. After the cleaning work is complete the total bill of all the expenses, including manual labour and vehicles, will be sent to them. The family has agreed to pay the entire bill and also provide a vehicle to the Municipality," said Shailendra Panwar, Municipality President.

The wedding celebrations of Suryakant, son of Ajay Gupta, took place in from June 18 to 20, while the marriage of Atul Gupta's son Shashank was held from June 20 to 22.

Earlier, a PIL was filed stating the extensive wedding preparations were damaging the

Many celebrities, including chief ministers, B-Town stars like Katrina Kaif, yoga guru Baba had attended the wedding. also conducted a two-hour yoga session at the wedding. Choppers were hired to ferry the guests.

Almost all the hotels and resorts were booked and flowers were imported from Switzerland for the two high-profile marriages.

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First Published: Tue, June 25 2019. 07:46 IST
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