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History of Indian Wedding

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Marriage is the secure institution for the perpetuation of the species and also for maintaining the property granting rights. In India arranged marriages are the centuries old tradition dating back to the fourth century. The culture of arranged marriage is considered as a foundation stone of the Indian marriage system. In ancient times the marriages often took place at the time when bride and groom were in their adolescence age. The boy s parents searched for a suitable girl with the help of middlemen and approached the girl s parents with proposition. The middlemen or negotiator suggested suitable date and hour of marriage according to the birth charts of the couple. In that era generally marriages took place at the hometown of the girl and bride s family acts as a host for the groom s family.

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