Kerala Woman Called off Her Wedding with a Hard-Hitting FB Post. Find out Why?
Kerala Woman Remya Ramachandran, who hails from Thrissur in Kerala, took to Facebook and made an unusual announcement that she was calling off her marriage.
The reason, she mentioned, was the demand for dowry from her fiance’s family, which started right after the engagement.
Remya wrote, “To all those asking for the date of my wedding, the family that before the engagement had said that they only wanted me, post the engagement, they were demanding 50 sovereigns of gold and 5 lakh rupees.”
“As I am staunchly against dowry and because I believe that buying anything for a man and his family who are so unreliable is a loss, I don’t want to continue with the marriage.”
Her post soon went viral on social media with numerous congratulatory messages praising her decision pouring in for her. “Perfect decision. Let this encourage other women too
വിവാഹദിനം എന്നാണെന്ന് ചോദിക്കുന്നവര്ക്ക് ഒരറിയിപ്പ് . നിശ്ചയത്തിനു മുന്പ് വരെ എന്നെ മാത്രം മതിയെന്നു പറഞ്ഞ കുടുംബം നിശ്ചയത്തിനു ശേഷം 50 പവനും 5 ലക്ഷം രൂപയും demand ചെയ്ഹു . ഞാൻ കടുത്ത സ്ത്രീധന വിരോധി ആയതിനാലും . വാക്കിനു വ്യാവസ്ഥ ഇല്ലാത്ത ഒരാളെയും കുടുംബത്തെയും ഇത്രേം കാശ് കൊടുത്ത് വാങ്ങിക്കുന്നത് നഷ്ടം ആണെന്ന് വിശ്വസിക്കുന്നത് കൊണ്ടും, ഈ വിവാഹം വേണ്ട എന്ന് വക്കുകയാണ്. നന്ദി .
This is the translation –
“Friends, Here is an announcement for people asking me about my wedding day. The person, who before the engagement, used to say that he needed just me, is now demanding Rs 5 lakh and 50 sovereigns of gold. As I am staunchly against dowry and because I believe that buying anything for a man and his family who are so unreliable is a loss, I don’t want to continue with the marriage. Thanks. Remya.
People wrote back to congratulate her. “Bold decision. You represent the new generation, and will be a role model for the young,” said one person.
Dear friends ,
Thanks for your huge support . I’m overwhelmed . I juz wanted to let my circle know about cancellation of marriage ,never expected this to be a break . Meanwhile I would like to explain that it was my declaration of a decision .Never had an intention to hurt anyone specifically. Please dont use my post for personalized humiliation ,instead use it against our social norms.
People are ignorant for their own convenience and profit .
Thank you once again.