Bal Raj and Pushpa Nijhawan, Sun City Center, Fla., and formerly of Kokomo, celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary Sept. 26.
Bal Raj and Pushpa Nijhawan were married Sept. 26, 1944, in India in a traditional Indian ceremony with the groom arriving on a ceremonial decorated horse.
Bal Raj is retired from the United Nations, based in Vienna, Austria.
Their children are Pradeep and wife Bev Nijhawan, Kokomo and Sun City Center, Fla., and Pramodh and wife Nancy Nijhawan, Knoxville, Tenn., and Hilton Head, S.C. They have three grandchildren, Sunita Renee, David Raj and John.