Whether demand of Tk. 10,000.00 by the husband as a condition of her being taken to the husband’s house is dowry. Expression ‘dowry’ occurring in section 2 of the Act—Meaning of—Expression “marriage” occurring in section 2—meaning of—Marriage is not only a ceremony but also creator of a status—Demanding money or valuable security in consideration for money amounts to dowry—Expression “in consideration for the marriage”—Meaning—Interpretation of legislative intent.
Rezaul Karim Vs. Mst. Taslima Begum 40 DLR 360.