A recent poll posed a question, In your view whose choice is more important in a girl’s marriage i.e., her parents or her own?. Responding to this 66% favoured parents choice, 33% favoured girl’s own choice while 1% gave other answers.
The survey shows interesting differences in the views of various groups of the population. For example support for giving higher preference to the girl’s choice is 36% among those under the age of 30 as compared with 24% among those over the age of 50 years. Similarly there are differences across provinces and income groups.These details can be seen at gallup website.