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Post Covid weddings: Madurai family sets example with QR code on invite

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Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) No more searching for an envelope to keep the cash and presenting it to the bride or the bridegroom at a wedding.

Now one can just transfer money to their bank accounts using Google Pay or PhonePe.

In Madurai a family hit upon a simple idea of printing the QR code of Google Pay and PhonePe on the wedding invite so that those who had come for the wedding of their daughter and those who were not able to attend due to pandemic but would like to give their present were able to transfer money to the bank account of the bride.

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“About 30 persons had used the facility and gave cash as their wedding present,” T.J.Jeyanthi, mother of the bride told IANS.

Jeyanthi runs the Janani Beauty Parlour in Madurai.

“This is the first time such a thing has been attempted in our family,” she added.

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The wedding happened on Sunday and the invite has gone viral.

“I have been getting many calls on this. Similarly, my brother and others in the family have been getting lots of calls since Monday morning,” Jeyanthi remarked.

From streaming a wedding or any function online technology is enabling several innovations.

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Last month a newly wed couple delivered a wedding feast to the homes of their relatives and friends who had watched the wedding online.

–IANS

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