With many astrologists and numerologists declaring the magic date 11-11-11, which comes once in a century as extremely auspicious as it is equated with numbers 3, 6 and 9 which are good numbers to start with anything in Indian numerology, over 20,000 couples tied the knot on Friday.
Traffic jams were reported at M.G road, G.T. road in north Delhi and various other parts of the capital. The police had hectic time controlling the traffic and marriage-attending people.
All temples, marriage function halls were busy with weddings. There was shortage of priests and pandits from Rishikesh, Kurukshetra Haridwar and other cities were called to perform the marriage rites.