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WOMEN-Dowry Amendment Bill-Another Toothless Legislation

September 15, 1984 WOMEN Dowry Amendment Bill Another Toothless Legislation sv IN the past few months the government has shown remarkable alacrity in enacting laws to break the back of all dissent in the country, be it the latest amendment to the NSA or the Terrorist Affected Areas (Special Courts) Act. In sharp contrast is the perfunctory attention it is willing to bestow on pressing social problems of such oppressed groups as women. In this there is a clear continuity between colonial British policy and that followed in independent India

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