Dowry means property or money brought by a bride to her husband when she gets married. It is a curse. The main reasons of his harmful social malady are illiteracy, poverty and greed of the bridegroom. Although sometimes it is willingly given to the bridegrooms, most of the time, the poor people fall an easy victim to it. So it become difficult on the taro of the poor and the middle-class family to get their daughters married because of this heinous dowry system. Besides most of the poor parents cannot keep their word that they give before marrying off their daughters. She is often inhumanly tortured and even sometimes killed by her husband for dowry. Dowry system destroys the very fiber of the holy bond to marriage. So relevant laws should be enacted and enforced to eradicate the malpractice form the society. Besides, raising consciousness among people can play a vital role in eliminating this social curse. I am drastically averse to this social vice and I thing we should raise our voice against it.