Under the guise of traditional cultural practices, the dowry system is becoming a much bigger political and economic aspect of modern Indian society, writes SWATI PARASHAR. Twenty-five-year-old Sunita, from a backward caste family, was married off with much fanfare. Within a year her body was found at her in-laws home with distinct and suspicious injury …
Swati Parashar is lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Monash University.
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