parent whatever give whether it is willingly or UNwingly to their daughter is not considered as dowry but to jamai babu, though initially it gives willingly, in the event of dispute, they are succeeded to convince the authority to consider as dowry.
between bride -bridegroom and wife-husband, i see no differance. from your reply it appears you do.
it is my personal view - in this materialistic world all calculation are changed. pahle bahuoko pitaki jaydad ke sasuwalo upsate the.jor dethe the. pahle jaisi abhi shyad koshish nahi karni padti hai.
jaise ladka juth bolke paisa pita se paise eith shakta hai usi tarah juth mathki ki sasuwalo ki kahani sunakar ladki kyo nahi ?
if you watch crime patrol, you may aware now how is mind working which some years back eisa karneki sirf pursho ki jagir thi,