India’s Government Aims to Curb Excessive Weddings

The pomp and splendor displayed last month in London convinced millions around the world to not only watch the wedding ceremony of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, but also to dub the extravaganza the “Wedding of the Century”. But in India, where the typical upper-class wedding is expected to be an ostentatious spectacle, many well-heeled prospective brides and grooms might be tempted to point out that the century has only just begun