Raipur: Marriage venues and hotels in Bilaspur are witnessing huge bookings for the 14-day Lagna Muhurta from November to December.
Many marriages scheduled in the month of April and May were cancelled due to second wave of corona pandemic. Now as the wave has started to subside, people are rushing to book marriage halls, party plots and hotels in the city for the 14-day Lagna Muhurta from November to December. Most of the places are already booked.
Here, people have also booked bands, carriages and tents. However, the advance amount of bookings is quite less due to the threat of possible third wave. Earlier, the advance amount for Rs 10 lakh was Rs 1 lakh has now come down to mere Rs 10,000-Rs 20,000.
A local event manager said that there is already a competition for booking on the auspicious times of the marriage in November-December. Most of the hotels and marriage gardens in the city have been booked. According to the pundits, after Hariprabodhini Ekadashi on November 15, the auspicious time for marriage is from November 19 to December 13. In November these Muhurtas are from 19th November to 20th, 21st, 22nd, 26th, 27th, 28th, 30th and in December to 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, and 13.