Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari bought married in Ranchi on Tuesday, following social distancing norms.
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- Last Updated: July 1, 2020, 10:42 AM IST
Indian archers Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at Morabadi in Ranchi on Tuesday, following ‘social distancing norms’.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was additionally current on the marriage ceremony as friends had been requested to return in response to completely different time slots with two batches of 50 every. The friends got masks and sanitizers on arrival.
Atanu and Deepika have each already booked their spot within the Tokyo Olympics. While Atanu earned a crew quota together with Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav within the World Championships meet, Deepika claimed a person spot by successful gold on the Asian Continental qualifying match in November final 12 months.
With each anticipated to make the Indian squad, they could be a second couple from Kolkata to take part in the identical Olympics. Vece Paes and his then spouse Jennifer had collectively participated within the 1972 Munich Olympics, with Vece taking part in hockey and Jennifer basketball.
Tokyo shall be Deepika’s third Olympic look whereas Atanu will make the Games for the second time.
The duo first met in 2008 and in 2018, they bought engaged. They had fortunately left the nationwide camp in Pune simply hours earlier than the lockdown was imposed within the nation in March.