Bride sends dowry-hungry groom to jail

May 16, 2003 at 12:55 PM
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NEW DELHI, May 16 (UPI) -- A young bride has become a national icon in India for packing off her groom to jail for demanding dowry a few hours before their wedding. Nisha Sharma on Friday called on other Indian women to resist demands for dowry, which is legally banned but widely expected in Indian society.

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