Agatha Sangma
Newlyweds Tura MP Agatha K Sangma and Patrick Marak and (right) the wedding ceremony being attended by Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio, Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Also seen is Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma. Image credit – Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Tura MP Agatha Sangma who tied the nuptial knot with her fiancé, Patrick Rongma Marak on Thursday.

“Congratulations to Agatha and Patrick. Best wishes to the newlyweds,” Modi said re-tweeting a tweet by Agatha’s brother and Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma.

Also read: Meghalaya: Agatha ties nuptial knot

Agatha is the only daughter of former Lok Sabha speaker, late PA Sangma.

“Congratulations also to your family on this happy and special occasion. My friend, the late PA Sangma would have been delighted!” Modi added.

Conrad Sangma has thanked the PM for congratulating the newlyweds.

“Thank you Hon’ble Prime Minister @narendramodiji for your kind wishes and especially for remembering our Late Father today,” Conrad tweeted.

“We are grateful for your blessings for Agatha and Patrick. Warmest regards from our family,” the Meghalaya CM added.

Earlier, sharing a few images of the wedding ceremony at Tura, Conrad tweeted: “Congratulations to the newlyweds! May God bless their union as they begin their journey together. Such a proud and happy moment for our family.”

The distinguished guests attending the wedding ceremony included Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio, Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and former captain of the Indian football team, Bhaichung Bhutia.

Political leaders from the Northeast continue to congratulate the newlyweds.

Union minister of state for sports and youth affairs Kiren Rijiju tweeted: Hearty congratulations to Agatha and Patrick. It’s such beautiful & memorable beginning of a new chapter in life.”

Rijiju also congratulated Conrad Sangma and their entire family.

“Congratulations to @SangmaConrad and entire family on this very special occasion. I’ve been lucky to be guided by the tallest leader of NE late PA Sangma sir!” he added.

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu tweeted:  “Best wishes & congratulations to Agatha & Patrick on this wonderful journey towards new lives together. Wishing a lifetime of love & happiness, may the years ahead be filled with lasting joy.”

Conrad Sangma has thanked both Rijiju and Khandu and all others who wished his sister and their family on the occasion.

Agatha got married to Patrick SR Marak, a doctor at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong, in a glittering ceremony at Tura, attended by several prominent personalities of the Northeast on Thursday.

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