I am getting married because I am my own Hindu queen

To yourself, tell me.

Indian woman Kshama Bindu, 24, is planning to marry in what she believes to be the country’s first example of sologamy.

But the solo companion’s unorthodox arrangement has been criticized online, with many critics accusing it of attention-seeking.

“I never wanted to get married. But I wanted to become a bride. So I decided to get married,” she told The Times of India in her June 2 report. Her solo adventure is expected to be ordered June 11.

And although there is no groom, the solo-bration will feature many Hindu wedding customs, including pheras (rounds) around a holy fire, wedding vows and a vermilion wedding dress.

“At some point in my life I realized that I didn’t need a prince charming because I am my own queen,” Kshama, a social media expert in the private sector, said in a statement. to Press Trust of India, via NDTV. .com, Friday.

“I will dress like a bride, participate in rituals, my friends will attend my wedding and then I will come home instead of going with the groom,” said Kshama, who had even planned to embark on a two week trip. honeymoon in Goa after her big day.

“People may not like my idea. I am confident that I am doing the right thing,” Kshama said.
Instagram / @kshamachy
Kshama says her ultimate goal is to portray that "women matter" in Indian society.
Kshama says her ultimate goal is to show that “women matter” in Indian society.
Instagram / @kshamachy

Kshama thinks she’s going to take a marital milestone with her act of self-love. “Maybe I’m the first to set an example of self-love in our country,” the future spouse told TOI.

Though her solo venture may seem sacrilegious, the trailblazing bride argues that ‘self-marriage is a commitment to being there for yourself and unconditional love for yourself’ – because no one can love her better than her. can for itself.

“It’s also an act of self-acceptance,” the solgame added. “People marry someone they love. I love myself and so does this marriage.

Many critics felt that Kshama's proposed self-marriage was a cheap ploy to curry favor online.
Many critics felt that Kshama’s proposed self-marriage was a cheap ploy to curry favor online.

Kshama’s unconventional choice didn’t sit well with some on social media, calling it a desperate ploy to gain weight online.

“If someone is so empowered and wants to break the stereotype… what’s the point of marrying yourself,” one detractor wondered. on Twitter. “Break the stereotype of marriage too… But I guess you won’t be able to make the headlines… all in the name of modernization and publicity.”

“Stop doing things just to get attention,” another shot on Instagram, according to Indian news source Sayajee Infotainment.

Not everyone opposed this union. “It’s amazing more power for you,” said a fan on Instagram. Another wrote: “So proud of you very good inventive mum.”

"People marry someone they love," describes Kshama. "I love myself and therefore this marriage."
“People marry someone they love,” Kshama described. “I love myself and so does this marriage.”
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Her self-serving decision was described as ingenious by someone who noted that she would also avoid any potential “legal issues of divorce”, such as “separation, dowry, etc.”

Kshama says her ultimate goal is to show that “women matter” in Indian society, TOI reported.

“I observed that unlike in the West, self-marriages are not popular in India,” she told the Press Trust Of India. “Therefore, I decided to start this trend and inspire others. People may not like my idea. I’m confident that I’m doing the right thing.”

Kshama said her father gave his blessing and she wrote five vows to be performed by a priest at her wedding.

Kshama is not the first woman to tie her own knot. In September, Brazilian lingerie model Cris Galêra got married in front of a Catholic church in São Paulo in the name of “self-love”.

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