KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Differences among lawmakers and indecision among the top political leadership over whether to require a threshold period for naturalization through marriage has stalled the citizenship bill in parliamentary committee for a year.
My wife knows it all but still, I have an honest confession to make. I am a culprit of reinforcing the age-old patriarchal practice of welcoming the bride into bridegroom’s place. I got married in October 2018. Post the October event, I have come across several instances where I have had to battle a self-imposed mental entanglement, primarily originating from my conscience. Here are three stories of entanglement.
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KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Mangsir is over and so is the hype of marriage. Marriage is defined as legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship. But in every society the definition is different. It is a social affair to celebrate two people coming together and raising a family. Marriage is not only a social knot-tying ceremony but is an institution in itself and different aspects of marriage are its different subjects.
“I married at the age of 30. Many approached me for marriage. Some did not have teeth, some were old and some were rough looking men. I first met him in a marriage ceremony. He was carrying the bridegroom’s belongings.
Life is a series of choices and modern civilization has transformed us so much that we need to rethink some of our default social choices that have existed for centuries. No social institution is as celebrated and imposed in Nepal as marriage. It’s so integral to our social system that most people seek for stable future through marriage and grown-ups who aren’t married till certain age are often looked down as outcasts. Every human being craves to achieve love and personal fulfilment through marriage.
Nepalese love the ‘big fat weddings’. So many delicacies to gorge on, so many gossips to toss around. From kids running around screaming to old folks getting emotional, there is a different kind of excitement in the air. And oh, the absolute favorite of all adults — ‘Who’s going to marry next?’
I am currently living in the UK with my parents and two sisters. We are three daughters, all of us making career in different sectors. My older sister is married to her love and my middle sister recently got married. But our parents are quite rigid on our marriage being decided by them. I completely understand them; however, I disagree with the fact that it must be an ‘arranged marriage’.
I am a 27-year-old woman currently working for one of the business houses in Kathmandu. I have been working there for the past five years now and many things have changed over the years. My boss recently proposed to me.
Founder of Samata School, Uttam Sanjel got married to Kala Adhikari on Monday at the Guhyeshwari Temple, Kathmandu. Adhikari is a health assistant at Samata Hospital. The entire wedding was summed up at Rs 300, where prerequisites like sindur (vermillion power), pote (glass beads), and garland were bought for Rs 25, Rs 75, and Rs 200 respectively.
MEGHALAYA, Aug 2: Indigenous women in northeastern India are calling on the Meghalaya state government to block a bill that would deny them rights, including the ability to inherit land if they marry outside their tribe.
JUMLA, July 26: The alarming rise in the number of child marriages in the district has compelled the representatives of Patarasi Rural Municipality to join hands with various stakeholders to curb this ill practice.
ROLPA, July 25: In the past, marriage used to be a sacred bond for lifetime. But these days, this seems nothing more than a myth for the youths of Rolpa. This has been proved by the unexpectedly high number of divorce cases in the district.
KHOTANG, May 27: In order to discourage children from getting married before the eligible age, an awareness program related to child marriage and reproduction was organized in Kharmi of Khotang on Thursday and Friday.
SOLUKHUMBU, May 1: Preparations were going on full swing for the marriage ceremony of an underage girl of Thulung Dudhkoshi Rural Municipality-4, Jubu. She was about to marry a teacher of Deusa on Sunday. However, the marriage has been canceled.
SOLUKHUMBU, April 30: With the child marriages unbridled in the district, local representatives have started taking action against them. The child marriage which was scheduled to take place recently has been canceled at Thulung Dudhkoshi rural municipality in the district.
KATHMANDU, April 7: Child marriage has reportedly increased of late. According to the Central Child Welfare Board, 40 incidents of child marriage have been reported in 14 districts in the four months. The highest has been recorded in Baitedi at 12 incidents.
RUKUM, March 16: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10. But they had not imagined that their marriage would not last more than two days.
RUKUM, March 17: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10.