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The Supreme Court has held as “absolutely illegal” any attack by khap panchayats or associations against adult man and woman opting for an inter-caste marriage.
If an adult man and woman marry, no khap, panchayat or society can question them,” SC bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra said on Tuesday.
Further, the apex court added that if the Centre does not step in to ban such panchayats then it would have to step in.
Khaps, community organisations representing a clan or a group of related clans, frequently make pronouncements on social issues and have often landed in controversies owing to their diktats.
One such Khap panchayat leader in Haryana blamed chowmein for the rise in rape cases in India.
To my understanding, consumption of fast food contributes to such incidents. Chowmein leads to hormonal imbalance evoking an urge to indulge in such acts,” Jitender Chhatar, a resident of Jind’s Chhatar village and khap panchayat leader, was quoted as saying.
Another suggested that the age of marriage should be dropped from 18 to 16 because being married would make young women less susceptible to rape.
A video showing Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan hitting a man who was part of his security detail in Sardarpur in Dhar district has gone viral.
The video is said to have been shot on Sunday evening when the CM was campaigning in Sardarpur for the local body elections that are to be held on January 17.
Known for his calm and composed nature, there have been no reactions from anyone in the BJP about the CM's violent reaction.
Party leaders who refused to be quoted said the security man kept coming in the way of the CM over and over again during his road show.
On one such occasion, when the security man came in the way again and bumped into the CM, Chouhan hit him and pulled him aside. The road show continued unabated but someone managed to shoot a video of the incident.
On Monday, the CM returned to Bhopal after another round of campaigning but cancelled all his engagements on Tuesday citing ill health.
held a meeting on Tuesday evening with officials of the CM Secretariat. In the process, the CM also cancelled the weekly cabinet meeting that was to be held at a shooting range constructed by the MP government's sports department on the outskirts of Bhopal.
Speculation was rife about why the CM cancelled the cabinet meeting to be held at the shooting range but no official reason was put forward.
The cabinet meeting will now be held on Wednesday but at the Mantralaya and not the shooting range.
Meanwhile, the Congress has demanded that a case under section 353 for obstructing a public servant from discharging his duty be registered against CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
against whom cases are registered and the other the powerful, who can get away with anything.
Press Trust of India, New Delhi, Jan 16 2018, 13:09 IST
The Supreme Court today termed as "absolutely illegal" any attack by khap panchayats or associations against an adult man and woman opting for inter- caste marriage.
The apex court said if an adult man and woman marry, no khap, panchayat, individual or society can