Christmas Eve Central Park proposal adds holiday sparkle

Christmas Eve Central Park proposal adds holiday sparkle

It’s probably the most fantastic time of the yr to get engaged within the best metropolis on this planet.

Mohit Khanna popped the query on Chrismas Eve to his girlfriend of 5 years, Preeti Walia, overlooking Bow Bridge, one of the crucial iconic and romantic spots in Central Park.

The 42-year-old acquired down on one knee with a Tacori round-cut sparkler “with tiny diamonds on the band” surrounded by rose petals, candles and the park’s 20-acre lake.

The longer term groom put thought into the place to make his proposal.

“I didn’t need to decide a constructing or something that may transfer or get replaced sooner or later,” he informed The Publish. “I wished it to be one thing pure and I assumed, ‘Central Park will probably be there without end.’” 

It’s the bride-to-be’s first time within the Huge Apple.

The 2 have been collectively for 5 years.
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Khanna proposed with a Tacori round-cut sparkler.
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The proposal occurred overlooking the notorious Bow Bridge.
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It was the bride-to-be’s first go to to New York Metropolis.
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Khanna, a local of India, is a director of gross sales on the New York-based agency McKinsey & Firm, and travels to town typically. Nevertheless, Walia, 36, an Oakland native and senior finance supervisor at Twitter, had by no means earlier than been to New York.

The lovebirds have been launched by way of mates in San Francisco, the place they reside. Khanna began considering she was the one when he found they shared the identical birthday, July 31.

“It was a realization alongside the approach that helped me resolve to marry her,” he mentioned, “as we’ve got frequent values, targets and pursuits in life.”

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