Wealth in marriages.


Byline: ARUBA SHAHID - Lahore

Lavishly spending on marriages is on vogue these days. Lavishly decorated Banquet halls are nothing but a vulgar show of wealth. People are wasting their money on decorating these Banquet Halls. Lavish spending on marriages gives birth to many social evils. Most of the people of the country still live in the most backward areas of the world with the scarcity of the daily requirements of life while a small number of people are busy in the most extravagant display of wealth.

First, it creates unnecessary competition and heart burning amongst the members of society. Second, parents take heavy loans just to be on par with their families and persons living near. This way they come under the clutches of the bankers and have to carry the burden of the repayment of loan till their death. Third, for a day's show, life-long sufferings...

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