Kolkata: Couple gets engaged on hot air balloon

You could say they were in seventh heaven as they got engaged! For, a couple in Kolkata exchanged rings on a hot air balloon, 100 meters above the ground.

Last Updated: Jan 22, 2011, 12:09 PM IST

Kolkata: You could say they were in seventh heaven as they got engaged! For, a couple in Kolkata exchanged rings on a hot air balloon, 100 meters above the ground.

Santosh, a businessman, and Amrita Jaiswal, an MBA, were all smiles as they repeatedly planted kisses on each other`s
The 70-ft-long and 15-ft-wide balloon zoomed into the sky from the Bidhan Nagar Sports Complex.
"It feels great. The sky seemed nearer," said Lucknow-based Amrita, who got the surprise of her life when Santosh disclosed the engagement plans only half an hour before the event.

IANS