No. Receiving goods/articles/things/a little or some amount of cash does not attract dowry. A list of gifts exchanged during marriage ceremonies should be prepared and the list must clearly state all types of gifts in form of a sworn affidavit. The same needs to be notarized and signed by a PO (Protection Officer) and kept by both the parties. It is advisable to get the list notarized and signed to avoid a heavy penalty i.e., imprisonment of three years.
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