[Each year, nearly 10 million prospective husbands and wives register on the sites, which have become the first option for many families who can no longer rely on the neighborhood priest or the friendly aunt to provide suitable matches in
’s rapidly urbanizing society.] India
|A young Indian couple on a date. (iStock)|
Maddur is not alone. Scores of women have complained that married men are posing as single on these sites, that many lie about their job, income and age, and that they are using the sites just to hook up with women with no intention of getting married, officials say.Matrimonial sites say they are notresponsible for how their members behave when they engage with each other offline.
Meanwhile, Maddur has found a safety measure that she trusts: She told her father about the creepy caller.
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