By Oindrila Muhuri Last Updated:
UPSC 2019 batch 5th rank holder, Srushti Jayant Deshmukh, enjoys a massive fanbase on social media. Due to her professional life, Srushti always hits the headlines with exceptional performances during her duty. However, coming to her personal life, she had fallen love with a fellow IAS officer, Dr. Nagarjun B. Gowda from the same batch. After completing their training together in LBSNAA (Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration), they were allocated different state cadres. However, due to their marriage, Nagarjun was posted in the same cadre, Madhya Pardesh as his then-fiance-now wife, Srushti.
For the unversed, IAS Srushti Deshmukh and IAS Dr. Nagarjun B. Gowda had got engaged in August 2021 amidst the presence of their close ones. And soon after their engagement on August 2, 2021, Srushti had taken to her IG handle and had shared a love-filled picture with the love of her life, Nagarjun B. Gowda. In the picture, the duo was seen lost in each other while donning traditional ensembles, reportedly from their engagement ceremony. Sharing the picture, Srushti wrote:
"Choosing to Walk ahead with this Man by my side..! My Rock.. My Sunshine."
On April 24, 2022, IAS Srushti Jayant Deshmukh took to her IG handle and shared a surreal picture from her traditional wedding with the man of her dreams, IAS Dr. Nagarjun B. Gowda. In the picture, the then-bride was seen blushing as her then-groom was looking at her, and they were seen involved in some conversation. The picture spoke volumes about their unbreakable bond, and they looked picture-perfect while performing the wedding ritual. Sharing the dreamy picture, Srushti penned in the caption about her journey from Miss to Mrs and revealed how beautiful was the moment. Her caption can be read as:
"The beautiful moment marking my journey from Ms Srushti Jayant Deshmukh to Mrs Srushti Deshmukh Gowda #married."
For the wedding, Srushti wore a traditional red-coloured Kanjeevaram saree and paired it with a uniquely embroidered blouse. She accessorised her look with traditional temple jewellery, which included a choker neckpiece adorned with small latkans, a long necklace, matching earrings, a maang teeka and a kamarbandh. She teamed her look with minimal makeup and looked stunning. On the other hand, Nagarjun looked handsome in a white silk shirt paired with a silk dhoti, a matching doshala adorned with a golden border and a matching pagdi.
For the haldi ceremony, IAS Srushti Deshmukh and IAS Dr. Nagarjun B. Gowda had twinned in beautiful yellow-coloured ensembles. A picture from their intimate pre-wedding ceremony made its way on social media. In the picture, the duo had looked super happy, and the then-bride-to-be was seen applying haldi on her then groom-to-be. Srushti had worn a yellow lehenga paired with shell jewellery and had looked no less than a princess.
Well, congratulations to Srushti and Nagarjun!