Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 14 (UNI): In response to a call given by Gandhian organizations to observe fast against the practice of dowry, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Wednesday joined the fast at 0800 hrs to create awareness against giving and taking dowry.
The Gandhian organizations has given a call for observing fast from 0800 hours to 1800 hours.
Mr Khan will attend a prayer meeting to be held from 1630 hours adhering to COVID-19 protocol at Gandhi Bhavan, Thycaud.
Meanwhile, he appealed to the people to say ‘no’ to dowry.
“Girls and boys should come forward to boldly say ‘No’ to a marriage that involves dowry”, the Governor said in a message.