Important reasons used by parents to coerce their daughters to get married:-
1. The boy holds a US green card.
2. This boy’s house is demanding ½ the dowry which the previous one asked for.
3. The boy’s mother is dead and he has no sisters, things cannot get better for you.
4. The boy’s father has a lot of property and he is the only son.
5. I want to marry off, both you and your younger sister before I retire.
6. If you wait any further, it will be difficult to find a groom.
7. This is the right age for girls to get married.
8. He is your uncle’s son; you are bound to marry him.
Reason 9 to N+1, We can no longer put up with your tantrums and shopping bills, it is time somebody else took on your responsibility :P :D