Dowry Prohibition

  • Rohit Pasricha
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  • Rohit Pasricha

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, India

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This article focuses on the prohibition of Dowry in India. Dowry is the things or money in Cash or in kind which is given by bride by her family before, at or after marriage. We know the number of the offences relating to Dowry increasing day by day by demand of Dowry. Dowry prohibition means to prohibit the provisions of dowry and make it punishable by enactment of Dowry prohibition act, 1961 which can be defined dowry and helps to prohibit dowry system and also gives relaxation from then offences committed related to dowry like sec304B of IPC and sec498A of IPC etc. Over 200 million women suffer from offences relating to Dowry and almost 10 million women are engaged with the dowry death also . Marriage is considered as a very true relationship in the society but from time to time it converted into the business and to make only. There are some provisions which are given on the prohibition of Dowry under Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 as sec.2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 8B, 9. The primary causes of demand of Dowry are poverty, illiteracy and family tradition etc. Education is important for each and every individual.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 1979 - 1987


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