A significant number of cases reveal a trend that large demands of dowry are made at the time of and repeatedly after marriage as well. Any refusal to provide Dowry causes harassment and physical abuse of the wife. The wife either stays on to face such abuse as she sees no future outside and is insecure, or actually does leave the matrimonial home to escape it. In the latter case, the husband and his family refuse to return the dowry and the wife’s stridhan which is her legal entitlement.. It is left to the wife to pursue it’s recovery from India.
EC and CC are the Encumbrance Certificate and Completion certificate.»Proceed