Governor and Chancellor Anandiben Patel here on Friday lashed out at people demanding dowry saying that this evil custom is demeaning our society and the country.
“Today, we are selling our sons for dowry. This practice should stop,” she said while addressing the convocation of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV).
Former ISRO chairman AS Kiran Kumar, higher education minister Mohan Yadav, water resource minister Tulsiram Silawat, tourism minister Usha Thakur and registrar Anil Sharma shared dais with Patel.
Several PhD students were awarded degrees during the convocation. Around 135 medals, including gold and silver, were also awarded to meritorious students during the convocation.
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