A mother and her daughter drew the attention of visitors and guests to the ‘Kalyanamasthu' (mass weddings), organised by the TTD at the temple of Venkateswara Swamy at Upmaka in Nakkapalli mandal in the district on Friday, when they married at the same venue.

Gantipalli Satyavathi and Mahankali of D.L. Puram village of Nakkapalli mandal were in love for over two decades. Their elders were against their marriage and they have been living together for the past 20 years.

They have three children out of the ‘live-in' relationship.

Their daughter V. Nookaratnam was in love with Anand for the last six years. Anand's parents were against their marriage. Anand and Nookaratnam have been living together for the past six years and have two children. The couples tied the knot at Kalyanmasthu and got legal status to their ‘live-in' relationship.