KL NEWS NETWORK
The granddaughter of Karan Singh – a Congress politician – Mriganka Singh tied a nuptial knot with Nirvan Singh, the grandson of Captain Amarinder Singh.
The engagement ceremony took place at a private function at Karan Singh’s New Delhi residence. This is seen as not just a coming together of erstwhile royal families but also as a union of the India’s top political personalities and families.
Karan Singh, son of the last autocratic ruler of Jammu & Kashmir Maharaja Hari Singh, is Congress Member of Parliament. Captain Amarinder Singh is the former Chief Minister of Punjab and scion of erstwhile Patiala State.
Twenty-seven-year-old Nirvan is the younger son of Captain Amarinder’s daughter Jai Inder Kaur and Sardar Gurpal Singh.
Twenty-five-year-old Mriganka is the daughter of Karan Singh’s elder son Vikramaditya Singh and his wife Chitrangada Raje daughter of late Madhavrao Scindia of Gwalior and sister of Congress stalwart and Member of Parliament, Jyotiraditya Scindia.
Mriganka Singh is a graphic designer by profession, a papier mâché installation artist and plays an active role as a crafts trainer at an NGO – The Delhi Society for the Welfare of Special Children – that her mother runs.
A polo player, she is fond of bike or a horse ride.
Vikramaditya is a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader and member of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council.
The Chief Minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh were amongst a host of other prominent royalty, politicians, industrialists and media barons who attended the royal function.