It may not be called 'dowry' any longer, but the tradition of living off your wife's parents (and considering it your right) is well and alive, as this short story illustrates.
Her so called friends, family and relatives, none of them told her that it was a good decision. Everyone wanted her to feel sorry for herself and when ever anyone met her, they made sure she felt that way.
Her mother-in-law took the walking stick and went to the room where Avinash was sleeping. She went in and locked the door from inside.
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