To promote girl child education, a bride in Rajasthan requested her family members to use the amount earmarked for her dowry for the construction of a girls’ hostel. Anjali Kanwar, daughter of Kishore Singh Kanod of Barmer city, married Praveen Singh on 21 November. Dainik Bhaskar According to a report published in, Anjali spoke to her father before marriage and told him that the money set aside for dowry should go towards the construction of the girls hostel. Kishore Singh Kanod agreed and donated Rs 75 lakh for the construction as per his daughter’s wish.
This move was being praised a lot on social media. Rawat Tribhuvan Singh Rathore of Barmer has shared a clip of the news article on Twitter.
— Tribhuwan Singh Rathore (@FortBarmer) November 24, 2021
According to the report, Anjali contacted Mahant Pratap Puri after the wedding rituals were completed and expressed her desire in a letter, which she read in front of the assembled guests. The girl’s decision was welcomed with loud applause and her father presented a blank check to Anjali, asking her to pay the desired amount.
Mahant Pratap Puri, the current head of Taratara Math, praised the initiative and said that setting aside money for the betterment of the society and talking about girls’ education at the time of Kanyadaan was an inspirational act in itself.
He also announced, according to the magazine, that Mr. Kanod had already announced a grant of Rs 1 crore for the construction of a hostel on NH 68, but additional funds of Rs 50 to 75 lakh to complete the construction. was required. With this amount, his daughter was also thanked.