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Tamil Nadu Information: Bride scarcity forces 40,000 Tamil Nadu Brahmins to strive luck in UP, Bihar | Chennai Information

CHENNAI: With greater than 40,000 younger Tamil Brahmin males discovering it tough to seek out brides throughout the state, the Tamil Nadu primarily based affiliation for Brahmins has launched a particular drive to search for appropriate matches from the identical group in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
“We have now launched a particular motion on behalf of our Sangam,” stated Thamizhnadu Brahmin Affiliation (Thambraas) president N Narayanan in an open letter revealed within the affiliation’s month-to-month Tamil journal’s November subject.

Quoting tough estimates, Narayanan stated greater than 40,000 Tamil Brahmin males, within the age group of 30-40, couldn’t get married as they had been unable to seek out brides throughout the state. Giving a ballpark determine, he stated, “If there are 10 Brahmin boys within the marriageable age group, solely six women can be found in Tamil Nadu.”The affiliation chief, in his letter, stated coordinators can be appointed in Delhi, Lucknow and Patna to take ahead the initiative. Narayanan stated an individual who can learn, write and communicate in Hindi can be appointed on the affiliation’s headquarters within the metropolis to carry out the coordination function. The Thambraas chief stated he’s in contact with individuals in Lucknow and Patna, including the initiative is practicable.
Whereas a number of individuals welcomed the transfer, there have been many who had been bemused. An educationist, M Parameswaran stated, “Although sufficient variety of Tamil Brahmin women aren’t out there within the marriageable age group, that isn’t the one and solely purpose for boys not having the ability to discover brides.” He questioned why mother and father of potential bridegrooms count on soft weddings. “Why do mother and father of boys need marriages to be held in swanky marriage halls? What stops them from conducting marriage in a easy trend? Why not in a temple or at house?” he requested.

Parameswaran stated the woman’s household has to bear the whole expenditure of conducting the marriage and it’s the bane of most communities. “Massive, fats weddings have develop into a standing image, however are unlucky. The group should select development and reject retrogression.” he stated.
A Ajay, a younger man looking out for a bride, stated, “it’s no longer unusual to see Tamil-Telugu Brahmin marriages or weddings between Kannada talking Madhwas and Tamil talking Smarthas. One thing like that is unimaginable a number of a long time in the past.”
A Vaishnavite Tamil Brahmin, who didn’t need to be named, stated, “Years in the past, even marriages between Thenkalai and Vadakalai sects within the Iyengar group had been inconceivable. Right this moment, it’s taking place… this transfer of the affiliation is welcome.”

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