•      Sat Apr 13 2024

Date of birth of bride and groom mandatory in invitation card

Rukum, March 3: The Aathbiskot Municipality-3 of Rukum Paschim has implemented a provision that the date of birth of the bridegroom and the bride must be mentioned in the wedding invitation card.

Ward Chair of Athabiskot-3, Kesharman BK said that the provision to mention the date of birth of the bridegroom and the bride in the wedding invitation card has been implemented to prevent child marriage.

Furthermore, initiatives have been started to control consumption of alcohol and tobacco products in marriage function. BK said that since alcohol and tobacco products are used during marriage functions, the ward has implemented a system where the ward must be given a commitment not to use alcohol and tobacco products by the concerned sides.

It is believed that around 10 couples indulged in child marriages in the ward in the 10 months of the current fiscal year. The ward office was successful in stopping the wedding of a minor couple. The ward office also warned of action according to the law if the rules are violated.

It may be noted that alcohol and tobacco products have been banned in the ward for the past five years. #Nepal