Non-Muslims are now permitted to organise wedding ceremonies with a maximum of 20 attendees, however under RMCO Senior Security Minister has asked couples to still wait to organise receptions.
In today’s, briefing the Minister said the National Security Council have given the go-ahead for wedding ceremonies to be conducted at places of worships but for the full reception where many usually look forward to have, will have to be put on hold. “Go ahead get married, but do remember to practice social distancing and ensure all the attendees conduct them-self accordingly” was the message.
We are sure couples are glad of the lifting, but for those who have been waiting were looking forward for the reception more than anything else. Weddings are a grand affair that usually involves 100’s of guests including close family and friends. Besides, most weddings are held on the same day sometimes, morning visit the temple or church for registration, then off to the reception. Brides or bridegroom, head over to the place of worship with their family for the registration before going to the hall. For Indian custom, some get married the traditional way at the halls witnessed by the crowd, and get registered in a private room which is the signing of the official document with 2 other witnesses.
While many would appreciate the governments allowance, a large segment will probably wait for the full opening of all areas that surrounds a grand wedding. After all this is once in a lifetime event couples wont mind waiting a bit more longer.