"Why did you bow?" One of his friends looked at him with deep disappointment. "You are now destined to be a joru ka gulaam for the rest of your life."
Daughters are NOT things to give away, nor are they in any DEBT to their parents. Time to chuck outdated wedding rituals; move with the times.
The kanyadaan was purposely excluded from my wedding rituals. Because even back then, my parents didn’t believe that their daughter was parayi. Not did they consider me dhan.
The traditional 'suhaag raat' is one of the most sexist concepts. What if she doesn't want any of it at all, she just wants to relax or have a decent conversation, or just have a good night's sleep?
The true meaning and value of weddings has been lost under all the glitz and glam. Maybe it is time to reclaim it back.
With the marriage season on in full swing, we wondered about the 'unbride-like' things you've done. Here are some of the best responses!
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