Social Institutions: Kinship In India

Man is a social animal he lives with his kin in the society. Since his birth he is accompanied by number of people in his life like relatives, neighbours and his friends. But he is bound to people who are related to him either on the basis of blood, descent or marriage. The people binds

Social Institutions: Forms, Types and Rules of Marriage in India

Marriage is a socially approved relationship between man and woman that binds each other into a permanent, official relation of husband and wife. It is an important social institution that satisfies physical, social, psychological, cultural and economic needs of men and women. According to the ancient scripture marriage is regarded as a socio-religious duty constituted