Type of site
|Online dating service|
|Created by||Nalini Chidambaram|
|Launched||April 2, 2006|
IdontWantDowry.com is India's first matrimonial website for dowry free marriages. The website was launched on April 2, 2006 by Nalini Chidambaram, a senior highcourt advocate in Chennai. Despite its outlaw in 1961, the dowry system has continued to survive in some social castes. IDontWantDowry.com attempts to create a meeting place for brides and grooms who want to marry without dowry. As of 2013, IdontWantDowry.com has more than 14,500 members and 29 couples have married through the website.
IdontWantDowry.com conducts "Matrimonial Meets" known as "Swyamavaraams" . This is a place where brides and grooms can meet in person to choose their life partner.
IdontWantDowry.com launched a job portal, an online platform that provides employment for the disabled.