Taking extra women’s dowry and its consequences in Takhar province ofAfghanistan
Abdul Wahid Karimi
Islam through making regulation sharia laws guarantees the security and the stability in the humanity community. Hence by releasing of marriage regulation and sky orders and through implementation of these Islamic laws, peaceful welfare and correction in the community will be guaranteed. As well as beside this legislation, Islam has mentioned the issue of women’s dowry which is their certain right. Therefore, Islam has strongly recommended and advised its followers to pay a deep attention in the terms of women’s dowry. Almighty Ullah says: ﭽ ﮣ ﮤ ﮥ ﮦﮧ ﭼ Quran Karim Chapter 4/4 that's mean, pay the women’s dowry for women as a gift of God. Islam has encouraged the people to pay women’s dowry. Performance of this law on our personal lives will bring friendly relationship between woman and her husband, but expensive and wasteful dowry will totally destroy the Almighty God laws on the land and would have negative impact in the community. Therefore, developing of such action would leave a kind of unrest situation in the Community. In the meanwhile, our prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said: « إن أعظم النکاح برکة أیسره مؤنةِّ» most blessed marriage is that marriage which will be done along with a short cost. Therefore, the Islamic government according Islamic regulation must take an appropriate action and this is one of the obligation of Islamic government to put their marriage laws in practice in the community. The consequence of this action will be proven from high marriage cost and would allow for all public people particularly for poor people who will not be deprived from composition of their family. In this article, the terms of concept of dowry, the wisdom of its legitimacy, comments of jurists and the responses of interviewees regarding heavy dowry have been explained. In the writing of this article, the library and field research methods were used.
Abdul Wahid Karimi. Taking extra women’s dowry and its consequences in Takhar province of Afghanistan. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2020, Pages 37-42