According to a new survey that was done to understand the changing opinions of millennials about the institution of Indian marriages. In what could be noted as a welcome change, 8 out of 10 millennials support inter-caste marriage in India.
The institution of marriage is constantly evolving with millennials nowadays having complex attitudes towards commitments, companionship and gender stereotyping.
The poll, conducted recently captured the views of 1.3 lakh netizens, said the survey. In the survey, 8 out of 10 Indian citizens did not mind inter-caste marriages with over 70 per cent of males saying that they do not think their partners should change their maiden names.
Over 50 per cent of respondents were from tier 2 and 3 cities. For 84 per cent females, it doesn't matter if their partner earns less or more than them, the poll said.
According to the poll, more than 90 per cent male respondents said they are ready to split the wedding expenses which is a shift from the mindset where the bride's family had to bear the entire costs. However, only 7 per cent of Indian males were not comfortable with their partner earning more than them.
Further, only 6 per cent males get married under the influence of societal pressure, this per cent for females is more than 25 per cent, the poll said.