Joint Family

Even in India joint family system is breaking. All women including women in India had been having one desire in heir mind that they shall be establishing a home of their own in which they had been desiring that there shall be one husband, they themselves, their children and no one more. That is the reason the family concept defined in all the government documents include these people and if the parents of the husband are allowed to be remain in this family they are not called members of the family, but they are called dependants and they are allowed to live with the family and are maintained by the family because these are social obligations and nothing more.

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The people may remain with one family till there are family obligations. The daughters in the family are to be married and they shall go out of this family. They shall need dowry when they are married and the marriage party is to be given a good welcome and service and therefore, all the brothers in the family must join in this venture. The old parents should not be allowed to suffer and bear all these expenses because they are already short of resources. Similar is the position when a daughter becomes widow and is thrown out of the house of her in laws. The parents and the brothers are obliged to keep this daughter with them and maintain her. Similar is the position if the son in law is not maintaining the wife and she comes back to the house of her parents. These daughters of the house are the obligations of the house from where they had gone to the houses of their in laws. These are our traditions and every house is liable to obey these traditions.
There are families when they want to break, they are facing.