Idontwantdowry.com

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Idontwantdowry.com
Web address www.idontwantdowry.com
Commercial? Yes
Type of site Online dating service
Registration Yes
Created by Nalini Chidambaram
Launched April 2, 2006
Current status Active

IdontWantDowry.com is India's first matrimonial website for dowry free marriages.[1][2] 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[3] and 29 couples have married through the website.[citation needed]

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,[4] an online platform that provides employment for the disabled.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metro Plus Hyderabad / Insite : Say no to dowry". The Hindu. 2006-04-12. Retrieved 2013-10-28. 
  2. ^ "Magazine : Saying no to dowry". The Hindu. 2009-06-28. Retrieved 2013-10-28. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Jobsforphysicallychallenged". Jobsforphysicallychallenged. Retrieved 2013-10-28. 

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