Thursday, December 04, 2008

recession ruins romance in India

from NYTimes article:

In a country where most marriages are arranged by parents, the downturn has even taken a toll on the matrimonial prospects of those in technology outsourcing. “Because there is no job guarantees for I.T. people, for the last six months brides’ families have not been accepting grooms from this background,” said Jagadeesh Angadi, a matchmaker in Bangalore.


In America, you take bride.
In India, bride takes you.

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