Many people want to get married with pomp. But how many can do it? Shariatpur’s Nilay-Sabina couple has succeeded. They have given birth to discussion just by organizing the wedding. To make his wish come true, Italian expatriate Niloy took his new wife home by helicopter.
Groom Niloy Hasan’s (31) home is in Bahirkushia village of Gharisar union in Naria upazila. He is the son of deceased Abul Kashem Chayal and deceased Ayesha Begum. And the bride Sabina Akhtar (22) is the daughter of Sadek Howladar of Charillapur area of Bakerganj police station of Barisal district.
They got married at the Holiday Express Hotel adjacent to Dhaka Hajicamp on Friday afternoon. Both families were present at the wedding. Earlier, Niloy landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 5 pm on Thursday after departing from Italy.
On Friday afternoon, the helicopter landed with the newlyweds in the ground of Panditsar Government Primary School of Dingamanik Union of Shariatpur’s Naria Upazila. Niloy Hasan, a young man who had just returned from Italy, got off the helicopter with his wife Sabrina at around 3:30 pm. At this time, family and relatives welcome the bride and groom with flowers.
To witness this exceptional event, there was no mole holding place in the ground of Panditsar Government Primary School. The policemen were also in security.
Shishir Howladar, a resident of the area, said, ‘The bride and groom arrived in the first helicopter in the district. I heard this and came to see. Best wishes to the bride and groom.
Niloy’s niece Shimla Akhter said, ‘Mama-Mami was brought from Dhaka to the village by helicopter. We welcome him with flowers. It was very happy then.’
Niloy’s sister Surma Begum said, ‘We are 10 brothers and sisters. Nilay is the smallest among them. My father died 14 years ago and my mother 13 years ago. Little brother Niloy is very dear to us. Niloy’s hobby was to get married and bring his wife to the village by helicopter. My brother’s hobby has been fulfilled. We are very happy. Everyone will pray for wife Sabina and Niloy.’
In this regard, Gharisa Union Parishad (UP) chairman Abdur Rob Khan said, ‘Hobbies are said to cost lakhs of taka. The same happened in the case of Niloy. I heard this young Italian expat rented a helicopter for two hours to make his wish come true. This young man flew to our area with his bride on it. Everyone is very happy. I pray that their married life will be happy.’
Expressing his feelings, groom Niloy Hasan said, ‘I have lived in Italy for 18 years. I will marry my long-time hobby and come to the village home with my wife on a helicopter. I fulfilled my hobby by spending 1 lakh 15 thousand rupees on helicopter. Everyone will pray for us.’
And the newlywed Sabina Akhtar expressed her feelings like this, ‘I never thought that I would come to my in-laws’ house in a helicopter. I feel very good on the helicopter. Naturally I am overwhelmed. I want our married life to be happy.’