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Love

by Nora and Klara

Love in India

0''-9''

Interfaith marriage

Organizations who help couples

Love Commando


—> existing for 6 years

—> Work on voluntary basis

—> workers are couples (from different religion, money status and caste)

—> Because of that the workers got attacked multiple times

Marriage outside of their own caste

Actual love in India

Survey from 2014 (more than 70.000 participants)


—> Less than 5% had someone in their families


—>Disapproved by society



Information from a survey in 2018 (research in over 160 000 households)


3% actual love marriages

2% love-cum-arranged marriages (—> Relationships set up, but couple decided to get married themselves)


93% arranged marriages

—> decreases very slow over time


History of of arranged marriages in India


500 b.C : Rise of Verdic Hindu culure

—> very strict rules for women (little to no independence)

—> Consent in marriage became less important


—> Arranged marriage became the favored type of marriage

Caste


—> Born into

—> Determine social status

—> 1950 officially banned because of discrimination

—> only official, residents still think with caste system


From 70.000 people less than 10% had someone in their family that married outside their caste

Sources


Relationships

Ram & Nita

fiancées (Ram & Nita)

- Nita: prostitute at a brothel

- Ram's first real love

- want to marry

- Nita's brother wants a huge sum of money for her freedom

Prakash & Arvind

Brothers (Prakash & Arvind)

- should love each other

- Arvind cared for Prakash: gave him a job at his company

- Praksh started to torture Prakash with a voodoo doll, so he could take over the company

- his wife wanted money

Prakash & Julie

wife & husband (Prakash & Julie)

- start -> exchange: sex for permit to stay in the US

- later married

- julie "manipulated" him into betraying his brother

- Prakash wanted a divorce

Prakash & Jyotsna

"soulmates" (Prakash & Jyotsna)

- Prakash's new secretary

- the reason Prakash wanted to divorce Julie

Swapna & Shankar

mother & son (Swapna Devi & Julie)

- Swapna threw Shankar out -> strangers

- Shankar still loves her

- let's her son die -> money for rabies treatment

Ram & Shankar

great friends (Ram & Shankar)

- platonic love

- doesn't care about Shankar's speech impediment

- devastated after Shankar's death

Lajwanti's sister & fiance

fiancées (Lajwanti’s sister & fiance)

- arranged marriage

- only superficial characteristics/strangers

- Latjwanti gets arrested -> stole money for the wedding/dowry

Realtionships

Nita & her brother

brother & sister (Nita & brother)

- her pimp

- treats her like an object

- wants 400 00 rupees for her

Prince Khuram & Mumatz

husband & wife (Prince Khuram & Mumatz)

- legend of Taj Mahal

- wife died in childbirth

- token of her beauty and their love

sources

  • Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup
  • https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-59530706
  • https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-55158684
  • https://www.culturalindia.net/weddings/arranged-marriage.html
  • https://www.deutschlandfunk.de/indien-loyalitaet-statt-liebe-100.html

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