A Christian marriage is initiated with the church announcing the name of the bride and groom three weeks prior to the date of marriage. The marriage is conducted in the church, which is decorated to mark the occasion. The proceedings of the marriage ceremony is accompanied by a group of choir singers.
The Christian marriage rituals are brief, which is attended by the friends and relatives of the bride and the groom. Before they leave for the church, there is a get together in the respective houses where a prayer is said. The bride is dressed in a brocade saree, or the long, loose traditional white gown. The bride in a white veil, is accompanied by her friends and two little girls who hold the flower baskets, while the groom is accompanied by his best man.