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Continuing the Dowry Debate

read C S Lakshmi's (EPW, January 28 and May 13) and Rajni Palriwala's (April 29) rejoinders to my article 'Rethinking Dowry Boycott' in Manushi (No 48, 1988) may not have read the original article. The rejoinders have seriously misrepresented my position. To begin with, my article must be read in the context of Manushi's ten-year long engagement with the questions of dowry and marital violence, and my earlier articles on these issues, particularly 'Dowry

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