Youth Radio: A Wedding in India Youth Radio commentator Nishat Kurwa visits her family's ancestral home in India's Gujarat State to attend her cousin's wedding. It's an arranged marriage, an idea that had long made American-born Kurwa uncomfortable. But the rich wedding festivities and conversations with her cousin about the benefits of arranged marriage have made her more open to the idea.
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Youth Radio: A Wedding in India

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Youth Radio: A Wedding in India

Youth Radio: A Wedding in India

Youth Radio: A Wedding in India

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The groom, Adnan, and bride Tasneem at their noon "sargas" wedding ceremony. Nishat Kurwa, Youth Radio hide caption

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Youth Radio commentator Nishat Kurwa visits her family's ancestral home in India's Gujarat State to attend her cousin's wedding. It's an arranged marriage, an idea that had long made American-born Kurwa uncomfortable. But the rich wedding festivities and conversations with her cousin about the benefits of arranged marriage have made her more open to the idea.