Online matrimonial web sites that are made for match making service is widely operating from USA and India. In Sri Lanka too match making is becoming as a professional business for many individuals and companies. After those popular weekly newspaper classifieds for to select grooms or brides, this Srilanka matrimonial service provided by the marriage bureaus is becoming very popular with the Sri Lanka community that are living world wide. These marriage brokers have a lot of Sri Lankan Sinhala, Tamil, Muslim Bride and Bridegroom details of those who are eligible for wedding in Sri Lanka and all over the world. Most of them keep the data in hand written files and in good order.
Their files will basically contains by religion, place they are living, PR status, available dowry, birth village and many other category for easy selection. They charge money for simple registration to have a file with them and you will be charged from US$ 500 - US$ 1000, if they can arrange a marriage to the boy or girl. The bride or groom must provide a photo of themselves to be kept in their file for others to view, if interested in their profile. Photographs that are offered to this marriage brokers can be collected back from them if a marriage is arranged by them or by any others.
In the mean time people are afraid to post their pictures, images of brides and bridegrooms and their personal details in the Matrimonial websites as they can be taken by collectors and can be used in unwanted manners.
Some marriage brokers charge a good amount from both parties. Some time they ask percentage in Dowry too. Some marriage brokers do this for a low price, and if the bride is poor some time it may be free too. So it's up to the people, to decide what to do.
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