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People of Bareilly celebrate Priyanka Chopra's wedding to Nick Jonas

Press Trust of India  |  Bareilly 

and Saturday exchanged wedding vows in a Christian ceremony in and people from the actor's hometown celebrated the occasion with sweets and fireworks.

Parameshwar Rai Pandey, who is the caretaker of the ancestral house of in said, "Despite not getting any invitation of their bitiyaa's marriage, people of the city illuminated their houses with fairy lights and distributed sweets to celebrate the moment on Saturday."

Crackers were burst and people danced to different songs, Pandey added.

Priyanka's mother told PTI, "Through caretaker Parameshwar Pandey, I came to know that people in are celebrating Priyanka's marriage, and I am proud of the residents."

"No wedding cards for Priyanka-Nick wedding were printed. Only selected persons were invited through phone. We are getting congratulatory messages from people of Bareilly. Owing to busy schedule, I am not able to say thanks. Thanks will be conveyed to all as soon as we get time," she added.

Owner of a chaat shop in Bareilly's Civil Lines, Chaman Kumar said, "To celebrate the wedding of Priyanka, a party has been organised for poor children."

who had taught in conveyed her congratulations to the newlyweds.

Bareilly hosted a cultural programme at a private university to celebrate the occasion.

The city has been the workplace of Priyanka's father Ashok and mother The received her initial schooling from Before shifting to Mumbai, Priyanka's parents used to run in Bareilly.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 19:06 IST