Mumbai,13.03.19-Nita and Mukesh Ambani celebrate their son’s wedding with the protectors of the nation Mumbai, 12th March 2019: As an expression of gratitude and respect for the people who make the city and nation safe, and to seek their blessings for their son Akash’s wedding with Shloka, Nita and Mukesh Ambani today celebrated with thousands of members of Army, Navy, Paramilitary Forces, Mumbai Police, Railway Protection Force and their families. The highlight of the celebrations was a special Musical Fountain show called Ananta Prem at the Dhirubhai Ambani Square which is conceptualised by Nita Ambani set on the theme of Krishna’s Raas Lila to symbolise an eternal love story. Speaking at the occasion, Smt. Nita Ambani said, “We feel delighted and honoured that the protectors of this city and the nation are joining us in our celebrations. It’s an emotional and joyous occasion for us and we hope these heroes, who make us proud everyday, will shower their blessings on Akash and Shloka.” Nita and Mukesh Ambani are celebrating Akash and Shloka’s wedding with not just family and friends but also with under privileged children, residents of orphanages and old age homes, members and families of the forces, city workers and employees as part of the wedding celebrations and to seek their blessings. As Smt. Nita Ambani said, “we as a family very much identify with the city’s socio-cultural fabric and have deep respect and gratitude for the people who make it function, particularly our police, armed forces and city workers. It is at once humbling and immensely satisfying for us that we can share our joy with this great city, to which we owe everything.” The celebrations were held at the newly opened Dhirubhai Ambani Square in Mumbai’s BKC district, which is dedicated to the city of Mumbai.


Smt Nita M Ambani’s Speech at Dhirubhai Ambani Square, Jio World Centre, Mumbai, For the Armed Forces, Police and their Families

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 Respected members and families of the Indian Armed Forces, On behalf of Mukesh, myself, and the entire Reliance parivaar, Good evening and a very warm welcome to each and every one of you. This is a proud moment for all of us… To have our armed forces and their families with us today. With folded hands and from the bottom of my heart, I welcome the families of our jawans and officers – the strength behind our forces. Aap ka parivar humara parivar hai. Aap ka parivar poore desh ka parivaar hain. Aap hain, toh hum hain. Aaj ki shaam, aapke naam. Aaj ki shaam, desh ke rakhwalon ke naam. Our Motherland was in your safe hands yesterday. It is in your safe hands today. It will be in your safe hands TOMORROW, AND FOREVER. And for that, we are eternally grateful. Aap sab ko aur aapke parivar ke har ek sadasya ko… Dhanyawad. Dil se dhanyawad. 2 Each one of you and your families have the deepest gratitude and respect of all our 1.3 billion Indians. We thank you for accepting our invitation to participate in this very special programme at a very special place… …The Dhirubhai Ambani Square named after my beloved father-in-law Shri Dhirubhai Ambani… …and dedicated in his honor and memory, to the city and citizens of Mumbai. Friends, My son Akash got married to Shloka right here, just three days ago. Our Indian weddings are incomplete without extended celebrations with family, friends, and loved ones. And so it gives us immense joy to welcome you to this evening of celebrations, as India’s largest parivaar and our larger family, whom we adore and cherish as our own! On behalf of Mukesh and myself, I seek your blessings and good wishes for our children Akash and Shloka. Your presence truly multiplies our happiness.