"Khap Panchayats" Stopping Marriages Is Illegal, Top Court Issues Rules | Read

PUBLISHED ON: March 27, 2018 | Duration: 2 min, 19 sec

  
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Self appointed village courts like khap panchayats cannot stop a marriage between two adults, said the Supreme Court, which is hearing a plea to rein-in the self-appointed bodies that wield enormous influence in villages of several states, and are often seen as responsible for the growing frequency of honour killings.
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