No-Dowry Affidavit: UP govt seeks affidavit from public servants declaring no dowry was taken by them


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The Department of Women's Welfare, Uttar Pradesh has directed the public servants in the state, who got married after April 31, 2004, to provide an affidavit declaring that they did not receive dowry. The officials will have to submit the 'no-dowry affidavit' by October 18. It is being hailed as a much-required step to eradicate the social evil of dowry from the society.