Title: COURTSHIP AND MARRIAGE AMONG INTERMARRIED
COUPLES IN NEPAL
Authors: Bimla Kumari Gurung
Bimla Kumari Gurung
ICSSR Doctoral Fellow, Department of sociology, Gurunanak Dev University,
Amritsar (Punjab), Pin code-143005, India
MLA 8 Gurung, Bimla Kumari. "COURTSHIP AND MARRIAGE AMONG INTERMARRIED COUPLES IN NEPAL." nt. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 2767-2778, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=202. Accessed Apr. 2019.
APA Gurung, B. (2019, April). COURTSHIP AND MARRIAGE AMONG INTERMARRIED COUPLES IN NEPAL. nt. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(4), 2767-2778. Retrieved from http://ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=202
Chicago Gurung, Bimla Kumari. "COURTSHIP AND MARRIAGE AMONG INTERMARRIED COUPLES IN NEPAL." nt. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 4 (April 2019), 2767-2778. Accessed April, 2019. http://ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=202.
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Abstract: The present paper examine the courtship and marriage among intermarried couples in Nepal. The
study focuses on how the intimacy was developed? What were the factors that attracted toward
each other? How long courtship lasted? What types of marriage respondents had?. The study was
conducted in Kathmandu valley. The valley includes three districts that are, Kathmandu, Lalitpur
and Bhaktapur district. Information was collected from 210 women who were in intermarriage
by using snowball technique. In the study, it is found that most of the couples met each other
through common friends. 28.57 per cent of the couples's courtship lasted for two years and
above before marriage and 54.76 per cent of the couples had marriage by elopement.
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