Kshama Bindu is the first Indian who adopted Sologamy in India. She is a content creator and a private firm employee who went viral in June 2022 for her decision to marry herself.
Kshama Bindu was born as Soumya Sarita Dubey on Monday, 10 August 1998 (age 24 years; as of 2022). She is from Daman, Gujarat.
In 2017, she went to The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda for pursuing a bachelor’s in Journalism & Communication and passed out in 2019. After this, she opted for pursuing bachelor’s in Gender Studies from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and completed it in 2022. Facebook
Hair Colour: Light Auburn
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Parents & Siblings
She is the daughter of Sarita Dubey and has a sister named Swati Dubey. Her father stays in South Africa and is an engineer by profession, just like her mother. India Today
Husband & Children
In 2022, Kshama decided to adopt sologamy, also known as autogamy. It is a trending concept in which a person marries themselves. It is a trend that people have been adopting in western countries for a while. In India, Kshama is the first person to adopt it. Her wedding was planned to be conducted on 11 June 2022. She decided to perform all the Hindu rituals at a temple in Gotri in Vadodara, Gujarat. Just like every bride, she also bought a lehenga of her choice and distributed her wedding invitation cards which only had her name.
After this news broke out, reporters went to interview her and asked how she ended up with this idea. She said,
This idea was there in my mind since childhood but I was not sure if it was possible. Once I Googled, can I marry myself and that is when I got to know about the concept of Sologamy. After this, I thought why not marry myself.’ The Economic Times
She was asked why she chose sologamy instead of marrying a man, and she replied to this question by saying,
Self-marriage is a commitment to be there for yourself and love yourself unconditionally. It’s also an act of self-acceptance. People marry someone they love. I love myself and hence this wedding.’
In order to avoid controversies, she advanced her marriage date and married herself on 8 June 2022, at her residence in Daman, Gujarat The Times of India After marriage, she planned her honeymoon trip to Goa.
She had a friend named Raj Bhatt, who was very close to her and appeared in some of her Tiktok videos. Once, she posted a specially written poem for him in which she tried to convey his importance in her life.
However, she never proclaimed that he was her boyfriend.
In January 2015, she started working as a dance choreographer at X Dance School. Facebook In April 2015, she began working as a human resource executive recruiter at Kosas Industries Pvt Ltd and left this job in February 2016. LinkedIn In 2016, she also worked as a Sales Manager at Fashion Clothing. In February 2016, she joined NJ Placement and Financial Services as a human resource recruiting manager and worked here for over two years. In November 2016, she also became an M.D. at Motilal Oswal Investment Advisors Private Limited and worked here for two months. After this, she worked at Ashwamedh Political Consulting as an H.R. Manager till June 2017. In May 2018, she joined Collabera as a career development executive and left this job in August 2018. She also worked as a freelance model in the same year. Facebook Her next stint was at a U.S. company named Cognixia, where she worked as an executive career Development/ IT recruiter for a year and left this job in March 2019. In April 2019, she joined another U.S. based company named Apidel Technologies and worked here as a Senior Healthcare Recruiter till December 2019. In January 2020, she joined IMS People and worked here as a senior recruiter till September 2020. In the same month, she started working at QX Global Group, United Kingdom as a senior information technology recruiter and left this job in January 2022. In February 2022, she joined iPlace, a Pune based company, and works here as a senior recruiter. LinkedIn
- When Kshama announced her wedding in June 2022, a BJP leader raised objections and said that such a marriage is not permitted under Hinduism. He said that Kshama shouldn’t be allowed to get married in a temple. She anticipated an upcoming controversy and decided to get married before her marriage date. Hindustan Times
Kshama Bindu has a feather and birds tattoo on her right shoulder and neckline.
Her second tattoo is on her left arm.
She also has a tattoo on her right leg that resembles a fictional creature.
- In September 2021, she became bald and donated her hair; she uploaded this video on her YouTube channel, which gained over 13000 views. Instagram In the video description, she stated why she took this decision and wrote,
One day, while I was talking to myself I took an impulsive decision to go for it and not care about society like I neve did. I took this decision in one day and shaved off all my hair. I was crying out of happiness. I felt beautiful like never before. That day I became someone else. I realized, the true meaning of beauty is just staying happy and loving yourself inside out. Stay Raw, Stay Beautiful.’
- She was also a TikTok content creator and had a huge following until 2020 when Tiktok was banned in India. Her most popular video on Tiktok had 43 thousand views.
- She has volunteered as a press coordinator at Yugantar – National Youth Conference from January 2018 to February 2018. She has been volunteering for National Service Scheme since Nov 2017. LinkedIn