Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday married his longtime girlfriend Rachel Iris in an intimate ceremony at a farmhouse in New Delhi. According to an India Today report, Rachel who is a Christian, will now be known as Rajeshwari Yadav.

Rachel for her wedding wore a bridal red lehenga which featured heavy embroidery and zari work all over. Her sheer dupatta had a golden border with zari work. She accessorised her look with a mattha patti, a giant nath, a heavy necklace and a chooda. Rachel looks stunning as a new bride. Tejashwi complemented the bride by wearing a golden sherwani with mirror work.

The ceremony was held in the presence of his parents Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi and other close relatives. Rajshree and Tejashwi used to study together in Delhi Public School in RK Puram, Delhi and have been friends for 6-7 years now. Rachel, has reportedly worked as an air hostess while her father was a school principal in Chandigarh. Now, the first pictures from the wedding ceremony have come out.

According to sources close to the family, all functions were kept low key at the instance of Tejashwi, who is wary of a large gathering at a time a fresh spurt in COVID-19 cases is being feared. Both the families tried to keep it a closed family affair, away from the media glare. When the situation regarding Covid-19 normalises, a banquet will be organized, in which a large number of people will be invited.

Photos: 'Secret' wedding of Tejashwi Yadav and Rachel Iris | The Times of  India


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