Dowry-less social weddings in Kerala organized by SOBHA
SOBHA Limited is one of the fastest growing and foremost backward integrated real estate players in the country. SOBHA is primarily focused on residential and contractual projects. The Company’s residential projects include presidential apartments, villas, row houses, super luxury & luxury apartments, plotted developments and aspirational homes.
Continuing with its effortsto uplift the lives of the underprivileged, Sri Kurumba Educational and Charitable Trust, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) wing of SOBHAorganised the first edition of this year’s dowry-less social wedding ceremony at Palakkad in Kerala on 18th May. The wedding, which is conducted twice a year, saw 20 couples tie the knot during the ceremony.
As part of SOBHA’s CSR drive, the girls are selected from 7149 Below the Poverty Line (BPL) families in Vadakkenchery, Kizhakkenchery and Kannambrapanchayats in Palakkad district. This extraordinary initiative by the company witnesses an average of about 40 girls getting married every year with the help of the Trust.
As part of the initiative, the Trust takes complete responsibility of the ceremony and provides pre-marriage counselling to the families of the brides and bridegrooms. Additionally, the Trust monitors their married life at regular intervals and offers necessary guidance, if required.
The ceremony was held at Sri KurumbaKalyanaMandapam in Moolamcode, Palakkad and was graced by Chairman Emeritus, Mr. PNC Menon, his family members, relatives of brides and grooms along with other dignitaries.