Varanasi: Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1000, several prospective brides have been in tensed because their marriage plans were adversely affected, though one family in the Prime Minister’s constituency of Varanasi is glad to PM for ensuring their daughter’s marriage.
Jitendra Sahu, a weaver, after demonetization announcement was in stressed. He was unemployed and his daughter was to get married. He saved some money, which was though not sufficient to take care of marriage expenses, but the government’s move to demonetise high-value currency left him devastated.
Jyoti Sahu, his daughter, took the bold step of appealing to the prime minister for help through a letter sent on November 9. But, nine days later, something unexpected happened.
A local district official knocked on the doors of the family home and gave them Rs.20,000. It was later informed that the Prime Minister had sent the money after reading Jyoti’s letter.