Who’s searching for whom on matrimonial websites1 min read . Updated: 06 Mar 2015, 12:28 AM IST
Data from matrimonial listings posted on website BharatMatrimony.com shows, gender customs and stereotypes run deep in Indian society
When Indhuja Pillai, a 24-year-old engineer in Bengaluru, set up a webpage to detail what she would like in a spouse, she was echoing what many women, even some men, would like to say, but do not in the orthodox construct of Indian society. As this data from matrimonial listings posted on website BharatMatrimony.com by men and women living in seven of India’s most cosmopolitan cities shows, gender customs and stereotypes run deep in Indian society.
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