Leading Cases on Dowry

Compiled and Edited by Anita Rao, Svetlana Sandra Correya. This book is a compilation of the leading judgments from the Supreme Court of India on the laws relating to dowry. An attempt has been made to analyze the approach of the Apex Court in interpreting the scope and ambit of the provisions that apply when dealing with the offence of dowry. Though it has taken now several decades and massive effort on the part of women’s organizations and rights groups to develop an strategy to deal with dowry and its repercussions on society, certain sections of the society have argued that this development has been misused