For other parents the reasons for not wanting their child to marry or even date outside of their religion, race or nationality varies, but the result is still the same.
In Western culture we are used to direct - in your face confrontation between a woman and man. Instead, the way to address differences is in private so as to not to embarrass the other person.
Anyone who has taken a dip in to the dating pool (or sewer) will know it can be traumatic.
No-shows, blanked texts and cat fishes can be enough to send anyone into cardiac arrest. Our friends from around the globe are knee deep in courting calamities too.
A big factor as to whether he will date is his parent's opinions, beliefs, and tolerance.
This holds true for dating outside of the Indian culture.
Many Indian parents and Indian society don't believe in a "trial and error" approach to love. Indian men are more likely to date outside of India than those living in India.
Since dating is not a customary practice in India, you may discover that Indian men are not as savvy in the dating practices as those cultures where dating in encouraged.
What beliefs do his parent's hold for him regarding marriage and family?
This will help you determine what the likelihood of him dating is as well as what limits he may have for any long-term relationship.