The stereotypes about marriage in the society are never enough, especially in our country. But we only come to face them each time two people set out to challenge the existing norms. One such marriage stereotype that we have not been able to get over as a society yet is the age factor. While we come from a history of older men marrying girls old enough to be their daughters or even granddaughters, but the idea of an older woman marrying a younger man certainly sets the alarms ringing in the society. Wondering why we're suddenly throwing light on this stereotype?
As a child in rural Bangladesh, Orola Dalbot, 30, liked growing up around her mother's second husband, Noten. Her father had died when she was small, and her mother had remarried. Noten was handsome, with a broad smile. Her wedding had occurred when she was 3 years old, in a joint ceremony with her mother. Following tradition in the matrilineal Mandi tribe, mother and daughter had married the same man. Among the Mandi, a remote hill tribe in Bangladesh and India, widows who wish to remarry must choose a man from the same clan as their dead husband.
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