However, in Western society, we also are free to choose our dating partners.Dating for this purpose would not be appropriate in India.
Our parents and our society encourage singles to go out with a number of different people.
We are encouraged to date people that are similar to us in their religion, values, and socio-economic status and also who different from ourselves.
Indian parents are very, very strict about who their children are allowed to hang around with or date.
In a lot of cases they aren't even allowed to date at all (this usually pertains to girls).
Auditions will be held Monday July 15 for selection into two big bands.