Konkan Maratha Family

    Konkan Maratha Family also have family's cultures like other side in India. Konkan Maratha Family, Families adhere to a patriarchal ideology, follow the patrilineal rule of descent, are patrilocal, have familialistic value orientations, and endorse traditional gender role preferences. People learn the essential themes of cultural life within the bosom of a family. The karwar family is considered strong, stable, close, resilient, and enduring. Historically, the traditional, ideal and desired family in karwar is the joint family. It's a system under which even extended members of a family like one's parents, children, the children's spouses and their offspring, etc. live together. The elder-most, usually the male member is the head in the joint family system who makes all important decisions and rules, whereas other family members abide by it.

    Arranged marriages have the tradition in society for centuries. Even today, overwhelming majority of karwar have their marriages planned by their parents and other respected family-members, with the consent of the bride and groom.Arranged matches were made after taking into account factors such as age, height, personal values and tastes, the backgrounds of their families (wealth, social standing) and their astrological compatibility of the couples' horoscopes.

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