The Night after the Big Fat Indian Wedding
Grand weddings, parental pressure and the availability of easy loans have wrecked several promising young lives. They burnt up lakhs of rupees to make the family look good for a few days, only to face a future of financial trauma and depression. Nutan Lugani, a committed consumer activist, currently in charge of Disha, ICICI Bank’s counselling centre, describes how borrowing to splurge on ostentatious weddings has blighted careers
Amrit Patel entered Disha’s office with a gaunt face and receding hairline, which made him look much older than his 32 years. An executive with a business...
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