Rajasthan bride refuses Rs 75 lakh dowry, instead asks father to donate for girls’ education

Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, November 26

It was a good way to promote girl child education. A bride in Rajasthan wanted the money earmarked for her dowry to be used for the construction of a girls’ hostel.

Anjali Kanwar is the daughter of Kishore Singh Kanod of Barmer city. She married Praveen Singh on 21 November.

According to a report published in Dainik Bhaskar, Anjali urged her father to give dowry money for the construction of a girls’ hostel. Kishor Singh Kanod agreed and donated Rs 75 lakh for the construction.

The move was highly praised on social media.

Rawat Tribhuvan Singh Rathore of Barmer shared a clipping of the news article on Twitter.

According to the magazine, he also announced that Kanod had already announced a grant of Rs 1 crore for the construction of a hostel on NH 68, but required additional funds of Rs 50 to 75 lakh to complete the construction. Was. This amount was provided with thanks to his daughter.