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How I Survived Planning My Big, Fat Indian Wedding

I decided very early on that I did not want to be a "Bridezilla", the kind of person who weeps into her rajma-chawal if the table cloths are ivory instead of snow white. I haven't asked my parents their opinion, but I think I held it together as best I could. So let me just jump straight to the point of this post. This is a bit of advice for the to-be brides who are going to find themselves in the same boat that I just got off.
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Band, Baaja, Bank Balance

If you are planning to do an Indian wedding in style, your pockets better be deep, heavy and always reachable. With the prices of gold and even flower arrangements increasing each year, it goes without saying that your bank balance will have to endure a sound beating. Yet, there are some expenses on certain things that, to me, seem completely unnecessary, frivolous and wasteful.