Indian couple celebrates blockchain wedding with NFT vows and digital priest
A young couple from India used nonfungible tokens(NFTs) to digitize their love for each other till eternity over the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain.
Anil Narasipuram, the husband, was initially done marriage with blockchain in India.
Recently marries couple from Pune, India. Anil Narasipuram and Shruti Nair decided to take their court marriage to the next level by hosting a blockchain wedding. According to Anil,
“I read some articles on how people in other countries were doing blockchain marriages and it motivated me.”
Other prominent crypto entrepreneurs to follow the trend include Rebecca Kacherginsky
Most people get married in a place of religious worship, on a beach, or in the mountains. Peter (@_iphelix) and I are NOT most people. We got married on the #blockchain. 1/7 pic.twitter.com/2ExexrlLbZ— Rebecca Kacherginsky (@rgoldilox) April 2, 2021
As a part of the Indian blockchain, the couple was accompanied online by Anoop Pakki, who was responsible for minting the NFT
"We read out the vows and after receiving the blessings of our digital priest, I confirmed the transaction to transfer the NFT to my wife's digital wallet," Anil stated "The transaction took a few minutes (Approx $35 in ETH gas fees)" after which we were pronounced husband and wife by our digital priest!"
"The couple unanimously read the vow, "We won’t make any big promises, but we will do everything we can to make this work. Through all our disagreement and conflict, we hope to grow our understanding of each other and ourselves. We don’t expect to be the whole village for each other, but we will be by each other’s side, hand in hand, walking through this adventure, together.”
In the OpenSea platform The wedding vow, which was in the form of a digital image was then minted as an NFT by the digital priest.
“This contract is between Shruti Sathian Nair, born March 17, 1988, and Anil Mohan Narasipuram, born October 11, 1986. The parties to this agreement are hereby declared husband and wife, on Nov 15 2021 and to have to hold, in sickness and in health, for now, and in perpetuity.”
Nirmala Sitharaman is the finance minister of India declared a central bank digital currency (CBDC) along with a 30% tax by 2022-2023 during the Union Budget 2022.