A fight against Dowry

By Subhra Prasanta Das

Criminalized under Sections 304B and 498A of the Indian Penal Code, yet the menace of dowry claims more than 8000 lives every year in India, not to mention the number of overall sufferers of dowry related violence. Here’s an incident of a 20 year old resilient woman living in a small village along the Indo-Bangladesh border. She is not ready to give up her fight yet the wait for justice seems endless and helplessness creeps in…



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