The bride-to-be’s father had the funds to pay for the wedding, but something made him decide to spend the money elsewhere. And while what he did with his cash may well have surprised some, it actually changed the lives of many.
Ajay Munot is a wealthy businessman from India – but he’s probably now better known for a step that he took outside of his working life. Specifically, he hit headlines at the end of 2016 because of something that he did at the time of his daughter’s wedding. And no one saw it coming.
In India, it’s not uncommon to see vast amounts of money spent on weddings. Any given ceremony can often last for days on end, and the guest lists are sometimes huge. This is a country where marriages really are massive occasions.