Sajitha and Rahman | Photo: Mathrubhumi
Nenmara: Rahman and Sajitha, the couple who spent 10 years together in a single room, have submitted application to get married as per the Special Marriage Act before Nenmara sub-registrar K Sudheer on Wednesday morning.
They have been living in a rented house at Vithanassery in Palakkad for a few months after their secret life that lasted a decade. Sajitha’s parents Velayudhan and Shantha accompanied them to the sub-registrar’s office.
MLA K Babu welcomed them in front of the office. The arrangements for the wedding was initiated by the Purogamana Kala Sahitya Sangham Kollankodu committee. The marriage will be registered after a fixed period of one month after submitting the application.
Rahman and Sajitha who came out of the office after submitting the marriage registration request, distributed sweets to all. Purogamana Kala Sahitya Sangham District Joint Secretary R Shanthukumaran, Nenmara block panchayat vice president Shreeja Rajeev and Ayiloor panchayat member Pushpakaran were also present.
Rahman said that he is happy to have submitted the request to get married legally and that he is saddened by his family’s absence. He said that he prays that his family members will eventually change their minds. Sajitha also requested to end all investigations about them and to let them live in peace.