Fakeera and Radhika, residents of a village in Lakhimpur Kheri on the Indo-Nepal border were married and lived together for almost 100 years.
Radhika died from a heart attack and Fakeera could not bear the loss of his beloved and breathed his last soon after. Fakeera was 107 years old and Radhika was 103. They had no children.
Hindu and Muslim residents of the village bade a celebratory goodbye to the couple and participated in their joint funeral.