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Karnataka Govt Now Wants Brahmin Girls To Marry Priests For Cash

Jan 13, 2021 11:51 AM IST iVideos iVideos

The Karnataka State Brahmin Development Board has introduced two new schemes for the welfare of the Brahmin brides in the state namely Arundhati and the Maitreyi scheme.
The schemes have been launched to provide financial aid to the brides. Under Arundhati Scheme, the family of the bride will be given Rs 25,000 for the marriage while under the Scheme, the board will be offering Rs 3 lakh to the bride if she marries a priest, Archakras and Purohits.
As many as 550 families and nearly 25 families will be benefited from Arundhati and Maitreyi Scheme respectively.