Kerala woman’s post goes viral for calling off her wedding for all the right reasons

She called off her wedding for all the right reasons. Remya Ramachandran, a resident of Thrissur, took to Facebook to call off her wedding when the groom and his family demanded dowry. Here’s the post:

കൂട്ടുകാരെ, വിവാഹദിനം എന്നാണെന്ന് ചോദിക്കുന്നവര്ക്ക് ഒരറിയിപ്പ് . നിശ്ചയത്തിനു മുന്പ് വരെ എന്നെ മാത്രം മതിയെന്നു പ…

Posted by Remya Ramachandran on Wednesday, December 2, 2015

It reads,

 Friends, for those of you who frequently ask about the wedding date, here comes a note. The family, which needed just “me”, pulled their leg after engagement. Now they need an extra package of 50 sovereigns gold and 5 lakhs in cash, along with me. As I am deadly against Dowry and have very less “tolerance” towards those who can’t keep their word, I believe that “buying” such an idiot and his greedy family for this huge amount of money will be a total loss. So, I am cancelling this wedding. Thanks, Remya

Later, she also posted:

Dear friends , Thanks for your huge support . I’m overwhelmed . I juz wanted to let my circle know about…

Posted by Remya Ramachandran on Saturday, December 5, 2015

Thanks for this, Remya. We need more women like who should take a stand against dowry and take such a step.