An old age home in Thrissur, Kerala, recently made it to the headlines when it organised the wedding ceremony of its residents Kochaniyan Menon (67-years-old) and Lakshmi Ammal (65-years-old). The two residents of Ramavarmapuram Government Old Age Home have known each other for a long time now and tied the knot in the presence of Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar, District Collector S Shanavas and other dignitaries.

Key Takeaways:

  • Two residents of Ramavarmapuram Government Old Age Home, Thrissur, Kerala recently tied the knot in the presence of dignitaries.
  • Kochaniyan Menon (67-years-old) and Lakshmi Ammal (65-years-old) have known each other for a very long time.
  • Kochaniyan worked as an assistant to Ammal’s husband, who died nearly 21 years ago. Since then, Kochaniyan tried his best to keep in contact with Ammal
  • However, when Kochaniyan got busy in his life, he lost contact with Ammal, only to meet her in the same old age home, where he was sent after his family abandoned him.

The couple tied a knot on Saturday, after which, a small reception was held. Mayor Ajitha Vijayan and other councillors graced the ceremony.

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The Extraordinary Love Story

Kochaniyan worked as an assistant to Ammal’s husband. However, Ammal’s husband passed away nearly 21 years ago when she joined the Thrissur Old Age home. Even after this, Kochaniyan tried his best to stay in touch with Ammal and provide help as and when required. But when he started working with a catering business in order to look after his family, he lost contact with Ammal.

When the Old Age Home superintendent V G Jayakumar came to know about Kochaniyan and Ammal’s relationship, he encouraged the couple to take it forward.

A few years later, Kochaniyan’s wife passed away and after this, his family abandoned him. Post this someone found him lying on the streets of Kozhikode and brought him to an old age home in Wayanad. However, destiny played its role and Kochaniyan was then transferred to the Thrissur old age home where he met Ammal once again.

Old Age Home Superintendent Encouraged The Couple To Take Their Story Forward

When the Old Age Home superintendent V G Jayakumar came to know about Kochaniyan and Ammal’s relationship, he encouraged the couple to take it forward. The management committee led by John Daniel, chairman of the welfare standing committee in Thrissur Corporation gave a nod to the wedding of the couple.

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The couple tied a knot on Saturday, after which, a small reception was held. Mayor Ajitha Vijayan and other councillors graced the ceremony.

People have wished the couple in their own way and social media is flooded with posts of appreciation and blessings.

Picture Credit- ANI

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