For twenty-four-year-old Kshama Bindu, the venue for her marriage ceremony is about and so is the date. The vows have been penned down in anticipation of the massive day. The one factor lacking is her companion, however that is not going to be a lot of a problem as Ms Bindu, who hails from Gujarat’s Vadodara, is all set to marry herself.
The marriage scheduled on June 11 will likely be full with all rituals and ceremonies, together with pheras and making use of of sindoor.
Talking about her marriage ceremony, thought of to be the primary occasion of self-marriage or ‘sologamy’ in Gujarat, Ms Bindu described her choice as an act of self-love. Talking to , she mentioned, “I by no means needed to get married. However I did need to grow to be a bride. So I made a decision to marry myself.”
She added she examine it on-line extensively however failed to search out every other cases of sologamy within the nation. “Possibly I’m the primary to set an instance of self-love in our nation,” she was quoted as saying.
Calling it an “act of self-acceptance”, the bride-to-be mentioned, “Self-marriage is a dedication to be there for your self and unconditional love for oneself. Folks marry somebody they love. I like myself and therefore this marriage ceremony.”
Addressing those that could name the self-wedding a mere gimmick, Ms Bindu added, “What I’m truly making an attempt to painting is that girls matter.”
Ms Bindu, who works for a non-public agency, additionally mentioned that her mother and father have been supportive of her choice. Along with following all of the rituals, the bride has additionally written 5 vows to herself. After her marriage ceremony ceremony, Ms Bindu will even be heading for a two-week honeymoon in Goa.