The lavish and boisterous Ferris Wheel wedding of singer and politician in Surrey’s neighborhood


Surrey RCMP said it was bombarded with noise complaints Tuesday night after more than 50 residents called for a large wedding celebration in the 7700 block of 192nd Street.

According to a written statement from the Surrey Rules Department, officers issued 15 parking tickets and towed a number of vehicles after receiving several complaints from neighbors about noise and traffic.

“City bylaw officers advised the wedding organizer to stop and cease operations due to noise and traffic problems affecting the neighborhood,” he said.

Officers re-visited the property on Wednesday morning, along with RCMP and City of Surrey building and electrical inspectors, due to several illegal tents set up at the rear of the property, including a Ferris wheel, indicated the city.

Owners have been issued a stop work order on the property for failing to obtain the proper permits to set up large tents and the city has also issued compliance orders due to concerns about the electrical installation.

The city said city officials would issue fines for zoning and construction violations and the RCMP were also involved.

“From what we understand, the Surrey RCMP are considering imposing fines for public health violation regarding COVID. “

Ferris wheel for lighting

The wedding, which was attended by less than 130 people, according to South Asian luxury wedding planner Jessie Khaira, was for Punjabi singer-actor Parmish Verma and Geet Grewal, who ran but lost in recent elections federal as a Liberal candidate for Mission. -Canyon Matsqui-Fraser.

She said it was an “intimate wedding” with only the closest friends and family of the bride and groom.

“The groom’s friends were there, we had local performers and we really wanted to have some nice lighting for the reception, that’s where the Ferris wheel came in,” Khaira told CBC News.

A South Asian wedding with around 130 guests caused multiple noise and traffic complaints from neighbors on Tuesday night. (Ben Nelms / CBC)

Tuesday night’s reception, she said, was the final event of a traditional seven-day South Asian wedding. The number of guests who attended is not considered significant, she said, as they tried to keep the pandemic in mind.

“It was important in terms of design? It was important in terms of experience? Definitely,” she explained, “but was it important in terms of guests?

She said that given the way COVID-19 has placed restrictions on gatherings over the past two years, couples should try to celebrate in any way they can.

“I think every moment, especially over the past couple of years, we’ve really learned that we have to celebrate whatever comes our way because we don’t know when things are going to change.”