Kerala governor observes day-long fast against dowry, Cong, BJP criticise state govt

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan began the fast at Raj Bhavan, his official residence at Thiruvananthapuram by 8 am on July 14, and he urged people to say a big no to the decades-old evil practice of giving and taking dowry. The opposition Congress and BJP extended support to the Governor for adopting the “Gandhian path” to raise awareness against the menace.