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Manipur Minister re-marries at 77

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IMPHAL, Jan 17 � Seventy-seven year-old Manipur Health and Family Welfare Minister Phungzathang Tonsing tied the knot with a 24 year-old girl in a glittering marriage ceremony at his residence here on Friday.

The wedding ceremony was conducted by pastor T Tunthiangmang at the Evangelical Baptist Church at Paite Veng in Imphal while the blessing of the family was conducted by Rev Gin Malsawm.

Movement of traffic along the Sangaiprou FCI godown approach road was closed in view of the wedding ceremony which was attended by State Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and others.

On Thursday, a send-off ceremony was held at the residence of the Minister�s Churachandpur Assembly constituency, reports said.

The bride Thangngaihsang (27) of Hebron Veng, New Lamka in Churachandpur district headquarter had just passed BSc Nursing.

The Minister has two sons and three daughters. His first wife passed away in 2011 due to some illness.

�We heard the Minister�s move (to marry) was decided by indongta, a family cabinet in Paite community,� a resident of Churachandpur town said over phone.

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Manipur Minister re-marries at 77

IMPHAL, Jan 17 � Seventy-seven year-old Manipur Health and Family Welfare Minister Phungzathang Tonsing tied the knot with a 24 year-old girl in a glittering marriage ceremony at his residence here on Friday.

The wedding ceremony was conducted by pastor T Tunthiangmang at the Evangelical Baptist Church at Paite Veng in Imphal while the blessing of the family was conducted by Rev Gin Malsawm.

Movement of traffic along the Sangaiprou FCI godown approach road was closed in view of the wedding ceremony which was attended by State Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and others.

On Thursday, a send-off ceremony was held at the residence of the Minister�s Churachandpur Assembly constituency, reports said.

The bride Thangngaihsang (27) of Hebron Veng, New Lamka in Churachandpur district headquarter had just passed BSc Nursing.

The Minister has two sons and three daughters. His first wife passed away in 2011 due to some illness.

�We heard the Minister�s move (to marry) was decided by indongta, a family cabinet in Paite community,� a resident of Churachandpur town said over phone.