Traditional dating habits
This area witnessed generations and generations of illiterate women.Women, till the 1950s, were generally not very educated, and certainly not professionally qualified.Here’s a look at all the things that I wish we could experience in dating today, which were the way of the world back in the 70’s.Instead of dropping hints, or simply hanging out with together, it would be so much better if you straight ahead gather the course of asking me out.Another famous saying is Ã¢â‚¬Å“Sada Suhagan RaheÃ¢â‚¬Â, meaning Ã¢â‚¬Å“may you never become a widowÃ¢â‚¬Â; that is you should die earlier than your husband.In the lower North India state of Rajasthan, ladies used to observe Ã¢â‚¬ËœSatiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Ã‚Â – a lady would sit on the burning pyre of her dead husband and burn herself alive.In most cases, dating in this region starts after parents arrange marriage.
All laboratories here have to display in a very prominent manner that they do not determine the sex of unborn children. Ã‚Â So much is the growing concern that the supreme Sikh temporal body Ã¢â‚¬ËœAkal TakhatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ (equivalent to the Pope for Christians or Mecca for Muslims), issued an edict that anybody aborting a female child will be known as Ã¢â‚¬ËœKudimarÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ (Ã¢â‚¬Å“KudiÃ¢â‚¬Â is girl and Ã¢â‚¬Å“MarÃ¢â‚¬Â is killer; meaning Killer of a girl). Jagir Kaur, allegedly got her daughter killed as she eloped with her boyfriend during dating. Ã‚Â Dating and Marriage Ã‚Â Marriage is arranged by parents in about 80% of the cases. After they choose one, the boy and girl are made to see each other.Ã‚Â Today Ã‚Â This area has a highly uneven male-female ratio, about 795 females per 1000 males as per 2005 statistics.Girls are considered a liability here and female infanticide or foeticide is prevalent.India has much diversity in terms of cultures and religions. People in North India, spanning from Jammu province to Central Indian states Delhi and Uttar Pardesh (zone 2 on the map)Ã‚Â call themselves an Ã¢â‚¬ËœAryanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ race, and believe they are a racially superior warrior class.This article is about area 2, which is comprised of Sikhs and Hindus.