Ajmer: With the two all set to tie the
nuptial knot soon, former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor and
his long-time friend Sunanda Pushkar today visited the famous
shrine of sufi saint Khawaja Garib Nawaaj and a temple here
Seeking blessings before the wedlock, the two offered
chader and roses at the shrine, performed Puja at the Pushkar
Sarovar and visited the Brahma temple.
"Pray for our happiness and peaceful life. We need
a lot of blessings," Sunanda, a Dubai-based businesswoman,
To a question on their soon-to-be-held marriage, the
former Minister of State for External Affairs who quit his
post in the wake of IPL Kochi row, said the date would be
On Sunday, Tharoor, a former UN diplomat-turned-MP,
and Sunanda visited Shirdi and the revered Shani Shingnapur
shrine in Maharashtra`s Ahmednagar district and performed
rituals sitting side-by-side.
Reports say the marriage between the two will be held
at Elavanchery near Palakkad in Kerala on August 22.