a Wedding in Bangladesh
Faruk Hossain from Bangladesh
is a Muslim country, and I am Muslim. In our
country we have a different kind of wedding.
first, our parents or relatives choose our bride.
Then the groom sees the bride. If he and she choose
each other, then both parents and relatives arrange
a meeting to fix the final wedding date.
marriage, we have three different occasions. First,
the groom's relatives, cousins, friends go to the
bride's house for body "tumeric." It is called
Gaye Halood. After that, bride's relatives,
friends, sisters, and cousins go to the groom's
house for some body turmeric.
that, the bride's parents arrange a big party on
the wedding day. Lots of people are invited to this
the marriage day the bride and groom sit in
different places before they sign the marriage
registration book. Two religious gentlemen are
present on this day. One of them is recognized from
the government. When they are present, the bride
and groom sign the marriage registration book.
that, a religious man arranges a prayer party and
everybody prays for the new couple. Last, the
groom's parents take the bride to their
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