Dowry system is a huge problem in India and has been a source of great disturbance and embarrassment in our society. Dowry is a cultural system where the parents of bride (girl) pay huge amounts of money, expensive gifts and jewellery to bride groom (boy) and his parents during marriage. Historicall
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Today, Indian society is surrounded with many problems such as unemployment, illiteracy, population growth, terrorism, etc. Among these problems, a problem which is deep rooted in Indian society is the problem of dowry system. It has become the every day news item, no day passes away w
An essay on evils of dowry system in India.
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One of the biggest menaces of the Indian society is the dowry system. This fact that it is condemned by every modern citizen of this country and yet it still flourishes at a very large scale in our society is a testimony of how deeply rooted this system is in the Indian society.
Dowry (dahej) is
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My beloved girl,
I love you...
I care you...
I want you...
I am constructing these high walls so that you will be secured…
You stay in this kitchen that no one else would stare at my beloved…
I will look after you well because your father has paid me well and full...
You are my great trea
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dominating the societies. And as men fought the wars and ran the ventures
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“Savitri fought with the God of Death (Yama) and succeeded in getting her husband back to life. Can you find any instance in the scriptures or history where a husband was prepared to do sacrifice for his wife? If the wife is dead, he is ready to have a second marriage. Such un