Indian dating and matrimonial

10-Oct-2019 17:09

Deokule said his parents underscored the fact that he was already 30, and they had to explain to all their relatives and friends in India why he was not married yet.

Yielding to the pressure, he gave them permission to go ahead with the bride search through the Web site.

Dating apps, she said, are the hottest tool for matchmaking among her friends and cousins.

For the original digital-era matchmakers — matrimonial websites such as Bharat Matrimony and Shaadi.com, both founded in 1997 — that coolness factor and the growing casual acceptance of dating apps in otherwise tradition-bound small cities and towns have emerged as a giant threat.

While data for matrimonial websites were not available, experts foresee dating apps catching up.

They promised that his sister would deal with all the details of fielding inquires from prospective brides and that he would not be bothered until it came time to choose a suitable bride from a selection of candidates.

India’s online matrimony business was expected to grow to 520 crore in 2013, according to a 2013 report by industry lobby group Assocham.

Sanjeev Bikhchandani, founder of Info Edge (India) Ltd that runs matrimonial website Jeevansathi.com, declined to comment on the matter because he has not seen the advisory.

Arranged marriages had multiple restrictions and one of the most basic restrictions would be to find a partner in one’s own community.

When Shreyas Deokule phoned his parents in Mumbai, India, in the summer of 2008, he received unexpected news.

They promised that his sister would deal with all the details of fielding inquires from prospective brides and that he would not be bothered until it came time to choose a suitable bride from a selection of candidates.

India’s online matrimony business was expected to grow to 520 crore in 2013, according to a 2013 report by industry lobby group Assocham.

Sanjeev Bikhchandani, founder of Info Edge (India) Ltd that runs matrimonial website Jeevansathi.com, declined to comment on the matter because he has not seen the advisory.

Arranged marriages had multiple restrictions and one of the most basic restrictions would be to find a partner in one’s own community.

When Shreyas Deokule phoned his parents in Mumbai, India, in the summer of 2008, he received unexpected news.

They had posted his profile on a matrimonial Web site.