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She found someone through my parents, so you could label it an ‘arranged marriage’, which has many negative connotations around it.But honestly, these days it’s not like it use to be where you only could see your future partner once or twice before you gave a yes or no to marriage.As a young Sikh, dating in the modern age can be tricky when you come from a family of traditional values.
He is a Tharkhan and I am a Jatt, and traditionally, my caste is seen as a higher.
Nowadays, it’s more of a dating pool approved by your family.
My parents have modernised a bit and would want to me to date before I committed any further but saying that, the pressure is still there to move faster rather then slower.
Another option is dating sites, where a couple (like Shaadi) even go as far as segregating the search into different castes as opposed to other dating sites giving the option of race.
Sikhs have divided into castes from birth, which relate to which jobs we did in India back in the day.
My reasoning is that Sikhism is one of the smallest worldwide communities as it is and I don’t actually see any difference in, culture, morals or traditions between castes like Jatt and Tharkan apart from a few side trends like accent or style of phag (turban) but that’s like my mum banning me from marrying a girl because she has a Mancunian accent and her dad wears collars up.” He makes a good point.