Wedding gift is ‘luxury’; Couple gets five litre petrol
The prices of fuel are breaking records every day and touching new heights. In the scenario putting holes in the pockets of common people it certainly does make for a luxury gift item.
In Tamil Nadu, newly-weds received five litres of petrol as a wedding gift. According to a report by a Tamil news channel, the young man and his newly wedded wife were greeting guests at a marriage hall when his friends trooped in and gave him the petrol in a five litre can as a gift.
The man received the gift amid laughter all around, a 39-second video clip telecast by the channel showed. Petrol price touched Rs 85.15 per litre in Tamil Nadu, one of the highest in the country, and the fuel symbolised a commodity worthy of being given as a gift, his friends said.