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Gurgaon Skewed sex ratio forces intra-gotra marriages

Aug 22, 2014

Gurgaon Skewed sex ratio forces intra-gotra marriages

Marriages between five Gotras including own, mother's, grandmother's (Dadi and Nani) were not allowed earlier, but now the situation has changed. Some marriages are now being allowed by the communities. #Sex Ratio #India #Marriage #Haryana #Gurgaon #khap panchayat #Jat #Rajput #skewed sex ratio #gotra
Haryana Girls have the right to wear jeans, use mobiles, says Khap chief

Aug 12, 2014

Haryana Girls have the right to wear jeans, use mobiles, says Khap chief

To use mobile phones and wear jeans is the fundamental right of a girl and no panchayat should put a ban on it, chief of a Khap panchayat in Haryana has said. #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Haryana #mobile phones #khap panchayat #girls #Khap #Women's clothing #Khap chief #Women in jeans
Fatwa ruling: Why the uniform civil code debate is nonsensical

Jul 08, 2014

Fatwa ruling: Why the uniform civil code debate is nonsensical

If the rulings of the shariats have no legal sanction, this applies to the rulings of khap panchayats too. For that matter, it applies to community judicial bodies of all religions in the country. #Khap panchayats #Supreme Court #Fatwa ruling #shariats #Uniforms civil code
Khaps put on progressive face: Women in meetings, inter-caste weddings okay

May 04, 2014

Khaps put on progressive face: Women in meetings, inter-caste weddings okay

From relaxing rules on inter-caste marriages to freeing women from purdah and allowing them to participate in decision-making, Haryana's powerful Jat community leaders are slowly trying to keep with the times. #ConnectTheDots #Haryana #Women #honour killings #khap panchayat #Khaps #Inter-caste marriage #Jat
In a historic decision, Khap panchayat allows inter-caste marriages

Apr 21, 2014

In a historic decision, Khap panchayat allows inter-caste marriages

The state is notorious for honour killing of young men and women who dare to marry outside their caste. #India #NewsTracker #Haryana #honour killings #khap panchayat #Inter-caste marriage