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    Daaj/dowry question

    Wjkk Wjkf everyone, I married a girl from India and sponsored her to Canada. A year and a half later her sister is getting married. They want to give all sorts of things to the groom's family for marriage. To me this smells too much of dowry and I am not a fan of it. The groom is not requesting anything, but my wife's sister and family want to give a ton of things anyway including Sofa's, bedset, TV, washing machine and maybe more. I'm not really familiar with marriage customs in India, so I need help. Everyone is an amridhari sikh. I am 100% against dowry, and thought my wife's fami
  2. A video has emerged of a beating of a woman by a Sikh and his Hindu friend allegedly for dowry and giving birth to a girl. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4701172/Indian-woman-brutally-beaten-hockey-sticks-family.html Video: http://video.dailymail.co.uk/video/mol/2017/07/16/7931081988975183920/1024x576_MP4_7931081988975183920.mp4 http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/viral-video-woman-assaulted-by-in-laws-over-dowry-demand-in-patiala/story-eMCGE7VI3uF3Q53lNl4fPN.html I was a bit confused to see that the beater was what looked like a Sikh man, which is stran
  3. Benti - stop both expecting and offering dowry. Dowry is the root cause of female infanticide - which I'd say is the biggest ghallughara (progorm) of our times. Sikhs should strive to form a new society based on gurmat principles and we should break free from our ugly punjabiyat culture. "Har Prabh mere babula har devo daan meh daajo " Also like here in west - Parents should be responsibility of both sons and daughters Also sikh weddings should happen without regard to dowry , janam patri and caste and they should be simple affairs - without the extravagance and waste that we see these da
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