• Dowry article

Sir pls ans me what is dowry article it's include expenses of banqet charges
Asked 3 years ago in Family Law from New Delhi, Delhi
Religion: Hindu
No, it is stridhan which includes articles,jewellery, cash and kind payments,gifts given to wife etc. but it does not include banquet charges.For more information/ any clarification, you may call through this site.
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dowry” means any property or valuable security given or agreed to be given either directly or indirectly—
(a) by one party to a marriage to the other party to the marriage; or
(b) by the parent of either party to a marriage or by any other person, to either party to the marriage or to any other person,
at or before 1 [or any time after the marriage] 2 [in connection with the marriage of the said parties, 

it means any property given directly or indirectly as a consideration for the marriage of the parties . it is in fact a quid pro quo for the marriage itself.banquet expenses would not fall in definition of dowry
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stridhan  includes articles,jewellery including gold and silver, cash and kind payments,gifts given to wife .
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Endorse what the ld.experts have said.
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