Late Marriage Among Muslims Of Jammu And Kashmir With Special Reference To District Anantnag: A Sociological Study.
Volume 1 - Issue 3, September 2017 Edition
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Hilal Ahmad Bhat
causes, consequences, late marriage.
The trend of late marriage is growing year after year in Kashmir. Individualâ€™s social advancement, particularly their higher education attainment and employment status; contribute to late marriage among individuals. Meanwhile, cultural factors, such as traditional roles, arranged marriage, and co residence with older parents, influences the timing of marriage. It is now an established fact that during the last twenty to thirty years, society of Kashmir has increasingly been witnessing the trend of late marriages. This in no way is going to help in building a strong, vibrant social structure and in maintaining the cultural identity within the contemporary challenges of social anarchy being seen in the developed societies. Delaying in any other aspect of socio-economic life can be compensated sooner or later but delaying the marriage beyond its rational age leads to repercussions. There are multiple reasons and factors which have become the cause for ignoring the proper age of marriage. In the present write up, the author would summarize the phenomena of late marriages in Kashmir by trying to explore some of the prime causes responsible for it and its subsequent consequences. The study is based on both primary and secondary data.
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