Bride burning and dowry may look bad, but are an integral part of India.

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Amit rajput said:   2 years ago
Hi everyone, I am Amit Rajput.

Now, I am here to express my view on the topic dowry system.

We all know that dowry system is ancient time started culture in our society. In my opinion, it is not a good thing. And it had also many bad effects on our society. And many of the marriages will not happen due to this dowry system. In the past time, many brides killed and torcher when they are not paid the dowry. But I think that nowadays very few people ask dowry. Because nowadays every person literate and also understand the dowry system is a crime. And Now talk to how totally banned this system. Nowadays many schemes launched by the governments to this system. But it is not the only the responsibility of government. It is also the responsibility of every citizen to stopped this system. So I think it should be totally banned. And those parent's who want to give anything like furniture, bed or even money so give but not forcefully and not for groom's family enjoy.

Thank you.
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Ajay yadav said:   3 years ago
Hello everyone, A very good evening to all of you.

This is Ajay Kumar today my topic is that bride burning and dowry may look bad, but are an integral part of India.

I think in my point of view it is totally correct statement. As we all know that dowry system is traditionally started culture in our society but it is not a good thing as it has many bad effects in our society. Many of the marriage will not happen due to the dowry system and many more couple will be not be together due to this.

Many of the bride will threatened in-laws house and sometimes they were killed due to not paid of dowry.

And nowadays the dowry system is also a cause of domestic violence which is not good for us and society.

And finally, I want to say that dowry system should be banned in our society but those parents who want to give dowry in form of anything like furniture, bed or even money can give but not forcefully if he wishes to do so for the welfare of her daughter can give but not too high.

Thank you.
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Princevarma said:   3 years ago
The Dowry system was a major problem that our bridegrooms are facing. In fact, our ancients take dowry. To lack of knowledge and prevention of women. But we are also doing same thing what our elders done! so as by our technology and traditions we need to grown up and stop the present dowry system. When this dowry problem solves is better hiding to our children from this dowry system. (SAY NO TO DOWRY).
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Raju said:   3 years ago
Now it is a crime. Marriage is not a business or money making ritual that dowry should be a compulsion.

Everyone knows that dowry used to be given during marriage but it was for the girls comfort and not for the groom's family to enjoy.

I think this particular generation can bring a lot of change because we are educated and we make sense. Today men and women are treated the same so why not here. It's our duty to abolish this particular system even though we are not an active part of it.

If someone is seen observing the ritual then we should raise voice against it.
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Steffy said:   4 years ago
Dowry has been an integral part of India but not anymore.

Now it is a crime. Marriage is not a business or money making ritual that dowry should be a compulsion.

Everyone knows that dowry used to be given during marriage but it was for the girls comfort and not for the groom's family to enjoy.

I think this particular generation can bring a lot of change because we are educated and we make sense. Today men and women are treated the same so why not here. It's our duty to abolish this particular system even though we are not an active part of it.

If someone is seen observing the ritual then we should raise voice against it.
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Kul Bhushan said:   5 years ago
We all are responsible for this becoming an integral part as we have allowed it to continue. We are all passive members of this sad crime. We feel as long as we are not accepting dowry or paying dowry. We must strongly rise against those who still continue to practice this system and demand punishment for such crimes. There must be more awareness and strict action.

It is true that rich and elite continue to give dowry under the guise of marriage rituals, especially some Hindu communities that have an elaborate ritual of showcasing the gifts bestowed by the bride's family on the wedding day. Is this not dowry too disguised under the pretext of amenities for the bride's comfort?

Let us all wake-up and have the guts to say no.

The only acceptable dowry should be a fruiting tree that can be planted which grows up to provide free shade, oxygen, fruits not just to the family but also birds around us.
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ABHIJEET NANDAN said:   5 years ago
Bride burning and dowry are not only unlawful but also a very shameful act. Due to dowry, many newly married women are beaten and in some cases, they are tortured so badly that they die. Our culture doesn't support dowry.

In early days girl's father gave some money and ornaments to the bride by his own wish. But slowly it became a tradition. And after that, it has become a social evil now.

The root cause of bride burning and dowry is gender inequality in our society. Our society is dominated by men who in turn tries to dominate over a woman. It creates the gender inequality. Girls are not educated due to this they become illiterate and can't raise her voice against violence occurred against her.

The government has made many rules to discourage dowry system but those rules can be implemented only when society will help to discourage this system. Any reform can't be bought without the help of society. For this, we have to discourage gender inequality firstly. Secondly, we will have to educate girls just like boys so that they can raise their voice against violence.

God has given equal capacity to both men and women. Now women are also coming forward and giving their excellence in every field just like men. Women are going to highest posts in many areas. Our foreign minister, defence minister are also women. So we should give equal chances to women also and create a better society.
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Ashutosh said:   6 years ago
Hi, everyone.

Yes, it is true that burning and dowry system exist in the Indian subcontinent but it can be vanished by us or our next generation. Bride burning is seen in some part of India where the literacy rate is poorer. So we can reduce it by campaigns or awareness program that it is not good for our country and even for you as you have also a daughter in your family.

Dowry is an integral part of India since ancient time. Even king and rural gave their daughter a lot of wealth and ornament. This process continues in this era also. Even if a girl is working then also her father have to pay dowry. It can't be totally uprooted but can be reduced when every family intend to do so. The Government should take more action against whom who take dowry and also who give it. We should also complain about those who demand dowry from a girl's family for marriage.
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Santosh said:   6 years ago
Why man need a woman? In older days woman was not as educated as a men, because of that only she depended on man. But in 20th century women are not lesser to men. A man can do all what a women can. Then why should one marry. Try to stay without woman. By marry only one totally depend on other, a woman control you life when you get married and a time will come, even a man can't stay without a woman. Now the root cause of dowry is marriage only.
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Sakshita Kashyap said:   6 years ago
Dowry and bride burning is no doubt a dreadful and unacceptable act but the truth is bitter that these are an integral part of India.

Although bride burning is not so common, however, it is still prevailing in many parts, especially in western and northwestern parts of our country.

But dowry is a very usual phenomenon in marriages of almost all regions of our nation. Dowry actually makes those old thoughts true which used to say that women are inferior to men.

It is a matter of shame for all of us that this thought is still clasping the mind of Indian people after 71 years of independence. Furthermore, it is really surprising that even girl's parents also don't oppose this evil. Even educated families understand girl a burden and they pay boy's family for taking away that burden. But in fact boy's family should be thankful to girl's family for giving them an angel to handle their family and their boy. Dowry not only snatches the right to equality but also attacks the dignity of Indian women.

Women are in no way lesser to men, so they are not a bond to bear any noxious act that will happen against them, whether it is a dowry, bride burning or any other old day customs.

So, we all irrespective of caste, creed and gender should take stand against all the immoral acts with females because if we want our nation to become independent in real means then we need to make the mothers of India independent.

Thank you.
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