New Delhi: Beijing Olympic bronze medallist
Sushil Kumar on Monday got engaged to Savi, daughter of his coach
Satpal Singh, at a private ceremony here attended by Congress
leader Rahul Gandhi and Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh
The ring ceremony was also attended by former Bhartiya
Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh, former Defence
Minister George Fernandes, Samajwadi Party MP Brij Bhushan
Singh, cricketer Kapil Dev, CWG gold medallist wrestlers
Narsingh Yadav and Ravinder Kumar among others.
"The marriage will take place on February 18. On February
17, all the other rituals including Mehendi and ladies sangeet
will be performed. Everyone in both the families are excited
about the match," said S Kumar, Sushil`s close friend.
The ring ceremony took place at Hotel Shangri La.
Savi, an MBA graduate, was draped in a green embroidered
saree while Sushil was wearing a brown suit.
Savi is the eldest of Satpal`s three children.