Dating app helps Indians with disabilities find their perfect partner | Priti Salian

Dating app helps Indians with disabilities find their perfect partner | Priti Salian

An app targeted specifically at India’s 26.8 million disabled people promises to create newfound opportunities for striking up relationships

At 33, Bangalore-based Srilatha KS works for a top computer hardware company and takes home a five-figure salary. But at an age when some of her friends already have children, she doesn’t have a partner – something that is highly unusual in India, where the average age for women to marry is 22.

Srilatha’s parents haven’t proactively sought a spouse for her. “They assumed no one would be interested in marrying their paraplegic daughter,” she says.

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