Info in English

The beginning- Vidya Tai Bal, the renowned activist – journalist along with her colleagues from the well-known magazine “Miloon saaryajani” started Saath Saath in 1994. In 1999 the team decided to go a step further, Saath Saath went from being a mere discussion forum to being a “marriage study circle” (Vivaha abhyaas mandal) and "marriage after acquiantance" (parichayottar Vivah) It is an effort to help people become aware of changing relationships in the society with changing sociao-political-economic reality.Which will lead to marriages based on equality,respect,trust and love.
Mission Statement
To provide a platform where all those seeking life partner can prepare and learn to handle marriage by a structured and conscious approach, leading to a more meaningful married life, and prospering as individuals,as a family and finally, as a society. This is to provide a platform that encourages free discussions and provides opportunity to learn about changing institution of marriage and patterns of coexistence in a family.Some may find a life partner in this process!!  
What exactly is “Saath Saath?”
Saath Saath means being together. It brings forth the importance of co-existence in a marriage. Befitting to its name Saath Saath takes up all activities relevant to the institution of marriage. The forum consciously studies the marriage and family system as it exists in India and as it's future possibilities. It prepares the young minds to create a life where both the individuals would be partners in the true sense.Each bringing something special to the partnership and that each of them is equal in this partnership. They will understand the importance of respecting the rights of each individual and provide nurturing space for individual growth/development and development as a couple and family. All things relevant to the different stages of marriage and married life are discussed and studied. People from all walks of life with no caste/age bar are part of this forum and are welcomed to participate.Group discussions lead by Karyakartas and sometimes without thyem are main features of this learning process.Saath Saath tries to find an alternative for "traditional Indian arranged marriage" helping those who have not found a soulmate on their own.It also helps to bridge th so called generation gap between parents and children with reference to 'arranging marriage'.In present complex urban society process of finding a partner in marriage has become stressful to many.We at SaathSaath try to help them to reduce this stress by acquiring new 'thinking tools' and abundant introspection. The aim is to develope change makers rather than passive critics of arranged marriage system. We also provide pre and post marital guidance to members and non members.    
What has “Saath Saath” achieved?
In the past decade of its activities, Saath Saath has been witness to more than 50 successful marriages where both are members of Saath Saath. It has also contributed to more than 100 marriages where one of the partners was from Saath Saath. Saath Saath has had over 1000 members in these past years!!! Saath Saath has proved to be a unique group that empowers youths and their parents. It has helped many young individuals to cope positively during the most critical phase of their life and make sound decisions regarding marriage and marriage partners. Most of all it has succeed in transforming confused young minds to confident individuals ready to lead lives as better persons and partners!