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Net entrepreneur helps a million couples find love

 
Mr Janakiraman and his wife Deepa, whom he married after posting his profile on a website he had created. -- PHOTO: COURTESY OF MURUGAVEL JANAKIRAMAN

NEW DELHI - Mr Murugavel Janakiraman was a software programmer until he discovered his computer skills could be put to better use - to bring couples together in marriage.

Since setting up his website BharatMatrimony about 12 years ago, Mr Janakiraman, 41, says he has helped to matchmake more than one million couples.

The website is full of testimonials from happy couples.

But Mr Janakiraman is perhaps his own best spokesman.

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