Infosys, TVS sign up for auspicious `merger`

Bringing two of the country`s top business families together, software major Infosys chief mentor N R Narayana Murthy`s son Rohan on Sunday entered into wedlock with Lakshmi Venu of the TVS group.

Chennai: Bringing two of the country`s top business families together, software major Infosys chief mentor N R Narayana Murthy`s son Rohan on Sunday entered into wedlock with Lakshmi Venu of the TVS group.
Rohan Murthy (28) is a Microsoft fellow, pursuing PhD in computer science from Harvard University and Lakshmi (27) is daughter of the country`s second largest two-wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor Company chairman Venu Srinivasan. The star-studded event was attended by senior BJP leader LK Advani, Union Ministers P Chidambaram, Kamal Nath, Anand Sharma and G K Vasan besides top corporate honchos.
Infosys former chairman and Unique Identification Development Authority of India president Nandhan Nilekani, Air Deccan founder-chairman Captain G R Gopinath and Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej were among the guests.
About 100-150 priests from the hill shrine of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam rendered "sthothrams" to bless the couple. At the stroke of 10.15 am, Rohan tied the `mangalsutra` around Lakshmi`s neck at the ceremony held at the house of A Ananthakrishnan Iyer, father of late business magnate and Rs 7,000 crore Amalgamations Group chairman A Sivasailam. Rohan was seen dressed in a silk sherwani and Lakshmi looked resplendent in a red saree. Tight security was in place at the venue and the media was kept at bay.

PTI

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