In India people are still selecting their partners by their parents or other relatives but the reality is that arrange marriage is dropped by world in 18 centaury.
When two people are marry without their parents’ permission then in some cases they are killed by their relatives for self respect.
In India when people are groomed then girl parents give some important thing or money to boy for their happy life but if boy side is demand for expensive things and more money then it
Is dowry case.
A baby child is dropped from a height about in 50 feet in Hindu and Muslim religion to bless them for good luck.
In Jain religion the saints and monks go bald to sacrifice their hair and offer it to the god.