Pakistani society has been affected by dowry
system so badly.
Walima' and other marriages related ceremonies in wedding halls and hotels would be concluded by 11pm and only one dish would be allowed during wedding feast, he said, adding violators demanding and giving dowry
would be fined up to Rs two lakh and three months imprisonment or both.
Apart from the Ordinance of 2000, the major federal law dealing with dowry
and bridal gift is the Dowry
and Bridal Gifts (Restriction) Act 1976.
However, as the rituals began the groom sought a dowry
of Rs300,000 in exchange for marrying the bride, witnesses said.
Banda (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 20 ( ANI ): The father of a bride has allegedly attempted suicide by hanging himself after the groom cancelled the marriage over dowry
He and his family tortured me during the past 12 years of marriage for dowry
and when my family failed to meet their demands, they sold my kidney.
The draft law says that no person shall give or take or abet the giving or taking of dowry
Many unmarried girls are seeking such kind of help, due to dowry
issues yet girls are getting depressed and living miserable life.
The poor also goaded by greed now submit to the practice of the rich although they cannot afford to pay any dowry
demanded by the bridegroom.
She said the girl's father wanted to marry a second wife but the wife refused prompting him to seek a refund of the dowry
HYDERABAD -- The former Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday distributed cheques of merit scholarships, health and dowry
funds here at a ceremony organized in Government College Kali Mori.
A DIVORCED woman has been ordered to hand back her wedding dowry
, after a lawyer successfully argued she only married her ex-husband for his money.