Thiruvananthapuram: The youngest Mayor in India Arya Rajendran entered wedlock by tying the knot with the youngest legislator of Kerala Sachin Dev on Sunday, September 4.
The simple wedding function, held at the AKG Centre Hall here, was attended by a battery of Kerala ministers including Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Both Rajendran and Dev had publicly said that they won’t receive any gifts and if someone wanted to donate, they could do so in the Chief Minister’s relief fund or in some orphanages of the state. The marriage lacked pomp and show and was held as a small function, the IANS report added.
Arya Rajendran became the Mayor of Thiruvananthapuram corporation at the age of 21, thus becoming the youngest mayor of the country.
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The marriage engagement was also held at AKG Centre hall on March 6. Sachin Dev was the state secretary of Students Federation of India (SFI) and the youngest legislator of Kerala hailing from Balussery in Kozhikode district. Arya Rajendran became the Mayor of Thiruvananthapuram corporation at the age of 21, thus becoming the youngest Mayor of the country.
Both Arya Rajendran and Sachin Dev had worked together in SFI and Balasangom, the children’s organisation of the CPI-M, and were friends.
(With IANS inputs)