Inter- caste marriage on the rise
Added At: 2010-08-08 10:51 AM
Last Updated At: 2010-08-08 10:58 AM
The Himalayan Times - Saved Articles(s)
BHIMFEDI: The trend of marriage between Dalit and non-Dalit youths has
taken a form of competition here.
The number of recorded inter-caste marriage in various VDCs and
Hetauda municipality of Makwanpur district has been steadily rising.
In the past fiscal year 2066/67, a total of 64 couples including Dalit
boy and non-Dalit girl and 20 couples including non-Dalit boy and
Dalit girl tied the knot.
The newly-wed couples received their certificate of marriage
registration from the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dinesh Bhattarai.
It may be noted that the Government provides a grant of Rs. 100,000 in
cash for inter-caste marriage between Dalit and non-Dalit.
Get all ZESTCaste mails sent out in a span of 24 hours in a single mail. Subscribe to the daily digest version by sending a blank mail to ZESTMediaemail@example.com, OR, if you have a Yahoo! Id, change your settings at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ZESTMedia/join/
On this list you can share caste news, discuss caste issues and network with like-minded anti-caste people from across India and the world. Just write to firstname.lastname@example.org
TELL FRIENDS TO SIGN UP:-
If you got this mail as a forward, subscribe to ZESTCaste by sending a blank mail to ZESTCasteemail@example.com OR, if you have a Yahoo! ID, by visiting http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ZESTCaste/join/
Also have a look at our sister list, ZESTMedia: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ZESTMedia/