MEERUT, Dec. 2 -- While matching of horoscopes is a must ritual in arranged marriages in India, a doctor is on a mission to make mandatory the matching of 'medical kundali' of the prospective brides and grooms.

"If like horoscopes, we get into the practice of getting matched the medical history of the bride and the groom, this could help save parents and children from many diseases as timely treatment of ailments could be done," says Dr Anil Naushran, who is set to embark on an expedition to spread awareness against AIDS on World AIDS Day.

"I will be cycling to different locations across the country to spread the message," says Naushran, who is MD in pathology.

His cycle expedition to India Gate in Delhi will begin from Ghantaghar in Mee...