OTTAWA — Newly engaged federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh will tie the knot with a large wedding celebration close to home before travelling to Mexico for a more private ceremony and honeymoon.
News of the plan, which a spokesman said has been in the works since the holidays, comes less than two weeks after Singh, 38, invited the media to watch his proposal to 27-year-old fashion designer Gurkiran Kaur at a downtown Toronto restaurant.
The first wedding ceremony, known as a Kirtan in the Punjabi tradition, will be held on Feb. 4 in Brampton, Ont., and involve a large gathering of friends, family, neighbours and well-wishers.
The couple will then travel to Mexico on Feb. 19 for a private ceremony before spending the rest of the week in the country on their honeymoon.
It’s official, Jagmeet Singh and Gurkiran Kaur had their Anand Karaj in Mexico. The Sikh ceremony called the Anand Karaj took place on Thursday on a beach.
Jagmeet proposed to Gurkiran Kaur back in January which had social media buzzing. People sent their congratulatory messages to the couple from around the world.
Jagroop Singh shared the following images on his Instagram:
Photos were being shared widely on social media from the people who attended the wedding.
It’s being reported the two well spend some more time in Mexico for their honeymoon.