SP, Begusarai (Bihar): Investigate My Sister's #Dowrydeath and Punish the Culprits
  • Petitioned Mr. Shrivastav

This petition was delivered to:

District Magistrate, Begusarai , Bihar
Mr. Shrivastav
Superintendent of Police, Begusarai, Bihar
Ms Harpreet Kaur I.P.S
Chief Minister, Bihar
Nitish Kumar

SP, Begusarai (Bihar): Investigate My Sister's #Dowrydeath and Punish the Culprits

    1. Uttam kumar
    2. Petition by

      Uttam kumar

      Jamshedpur (Tata Nagar), India

September 2013


My sister Pushpam was tortured, burnt, beaten and killed in front of her sonbecause we couldn’t pay the dowry that her in-laws demanded.

Twelve years ago, Pushpam got married to the Kumar Rai family in Bihar. Soon after her wedding, her husband and in-laws started demanding money as dowry.

On 11th May this year, as her five-year-old son watched, they brutally beat and murdered her because they did not get the money that they demanded. 

We immediately filed an FIR at the local police station. Shockingly, the police failed to take action and asked us to compromise if we wanted this case to go in our favour. The culprits have not been arrested yet. 

My nephew talks about his mother’s death everyday. I want justice for my sister. But as a brother who couldn’t do anything to save his sister, I also want to ensure that no woman ever suffers her plight in my district Begusarai in Bihar. 

Thats why I started a petition on Change.org telling the Begusarai Superintendent of Police (SP), Ms. Harpreet Kaur to immediately start an investigation into my sister's death so that the guilty can be punished.

As the SP, it is Ms. Kaur’s duty to ensure that such acts of violence against women don’t occur in Begusarai district again. 

Dowry has been a evil in our country for many years, but I want to end this practice in Begusarai and I can’t do this without your support.

Please sign my petition and forward it to your friends and family. We need as much support as we can get to ensure justice for my sister Pushpam and to end the practice of dowry in Begusarai. 

Looking forward to your support,

Uttam Kumar

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 17,500 signatures
    2. UPDATE: ASP sends letter to the police station

      tamseel hussain
      Petition Organizer

      Here's a message from Uttam who is in Begusarai at the moment : "I met Assistant Superintendent of Police, Begusarai demanding police action on my sister's case. Theyn have sent a letter to the local SHO instructing them to immediately arrest of the culprits. But there has been no action taken yet."

    3. Reached 3,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

      • 10 months ago

      As a responsible citizen of india..!!

      • 10 months ago

      This should be important for every human being on this earth ...how can we tolerate this type of injustice against women?

      • 10 months ago

      All educated people should say no to Dowry and Dowry Tortures and Deaths are really Inhumane.

      • 10 months ago

      Enough of crimes against women, I will not tolerate this.

    • manish chib INDIA
      • 10 months ago

      to all police officers in india. Please stop protecting criminals the more you protect criminals, politicians and unruly peoples, the day is not far when they will not spare you also. Wake up now.


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