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Here is the big picture of divorce epidemic in the Indian sub-continent. Though the numbers may not seem alarming to western readers this is indeed a whopping number for Indians. If not checked immediately this is going to grow exponentially and will destroy the foundation of a great nation which has over 10000 years of continuous heritage to claim. Solution is simple… stick to the roots, be who you are…. stick to the principles; as opposed to being copycats.
Satyam vada (Speak the truth.)
Dharmam Chara (Practice righteous dharmam)
Ahimsa paramo dharmam (Non-violence greatest dharmam)
Satyameva jayathe (Truth alone Triumphs)
Matru Devo Bhava (Consider your Mother as a form of God)
Pitru Devo Bhava (Consider your Father as a form of God)
Athithi Devo Bhava Consider your Guests as a form of God)
There has always been multiple arguments about the origin of feminism. Some believe it is owned and funded by capitalists to bring women to the workforce so as to boost the sales and hike the prices/profits. Some believe feminism was formed as a women’s wing of radical communists/socialists to bring them to workforce, tax everyone, dismantle families and take ownership of kids, and there by establish a totalitarian state.
Recently, I happen to listen to Dr. Rajiv Dixit’s speech comparing Indian and Western civilization. He claims to have done plenty of research on European culture and India culture. Most interesting to me, in his speech, was his references to Plato’s concepts of feminism dating back to 420BC! His comments were unbelievably insane; so I decided to do a fact check. Here is what I found in Plato’s one of the great works, The Republic. I’m totally astonished by the way Plato, Socrates and others approach an issue in question and how they reach a conclusion. It is a philosophical marvel that is guaranteed to take you to the higher levels of your thoughts.
This book is all about philosophical answers to “What is Justice?” and “What does one’s ‘right’ mean”? In the process of analyzing and explaining these questions, Plato visualizes an ideal State, its citizens and their roles in the society. It is a highly intellectual discussion took place at the residence of Polemarcus in port of Athens. Socrates, Thrasymachus, Plato’s elder brothers Ademantus, Glaucon and few others were also parties in this discussion. Information provided here are from the book that you see in the picture above; I’ve borrowed only a few lines out of 408 pages and I’m sure this will encourage you to buy and read the whole book.
Plato was influenced by Spartan society and some of the features of his own ideal society are borrowed from it. Spartans were a military caste, in which the individual was rigidly subordinated to the community. When a child was born it was submitted to the inspection of the heads of the tribe, and if they judged it to be unhealthy or weak, it was exposed to die on the slopes of Mount Taygetos. They had a high repute for chastity; but if the government directed them to breed children for the State, they had no scruples in obeying the command, though it should involve a violation of the sanctity of the marriage-tie. Plato calls it Timarchy, and also criticizes its exploitation of the lowest class as a wrong relation between ruler and ruled, liable to lead to serious disunity. He criticizes its intellectual limitations.
The population of Athens when Plato was born was perhaps 200-300000 including men women and slaves; and Athens was by Greek standards large. In its democracy the vote was confined to the adult male citizen population. Greeks never invented representative government, and the sovereign body at Athens was the Assembly, a mass meeting of all adult male citizens. One of Plato’s own criticisms of democracy was that its politicians constantly mislead it, governing by propaganda rather than reason.
‘The Republic‘ has three modules regarding women and family as follows:
The Status of Women
Here it is identified that the only difference between men and women is one of physical function – one begets, the other bears children. Apart from that, both can and both should follow the same range of occupations and perform the same functions; though men will, on the whole, perform them better. They should share all duties, though we should treat the females as the weaker, the males as the stronger. Can you use any animal for the same purpose as another, unless you bring it up and train it in the same way? They figured, we shall have to train the women also, then, in both kinds of skill, and train them for war as well, and treat them in the same way as the men.
For the purpose of argument they also question themselves, what professions or occupations in the structure of society men and women are differently suited by nature? They said, we need not waste time over exceptions like weaving and various cooking operations, at which women are thought to be experts, and get badly laughed at if a man does them better. So in general, one sex is much better at everything than the other. A good many women, it is true, are better than a good many men at a good many things. There is therefore no administrative occupation which is peculiar to woman as woman or man as man; natural capacities are similarly distributed in each sex, and it is natural for women to take part in all occupations as well as men, though in all, women will be the weaker partners. As they are the weaker sex, we must give them a lighter share of these duties than men.
Marriage and Family
Here is the biggest wave that is going to drown you for sure; Plato is of the opinion that if men and women are to lead the same lives, the family must be abolished. But the sex instinct has to be satisfied and controlled, and new citizens produced. Plato therefore substitutes for the family a system of eugenic breeding analogous to that used in breeding domestic animals. He says, “that our men and women Guardians should be forbidden by law to live together in separate households, and all the women should be common to all the men; similarly, children should be held in common, and no parent should know its child, or child its parent. We must, if we are to be consistent, and if we’re to have a real pedigree herd, mate the best of our men with the best of our women as often as possible, and the inferior men with the inferior women as seldom as possible, and bring up only the offspring of the best. And no one but the Rulers must know what is happening, if we are to avoid dissension in our Guardian herd”.
The plan laid out for the kids here is, “officers will take the children of the better Guardians to a nursery and put them in charge of nurses living in a separate part of the city: the children of the inferior Guardians, and any defective offspring of the others, will be quietly and secretly disposed of. They will arrange for the suckling of the children by bringing their mothers to the nursery when their breasts are still full, taking every precaution to see that no mother recognizes her child; if the mothers have not enough milk they will provide wet-nurse. They will see that the mothers do not suckle children for more than a reasonable length of time, and will hand over all the sitting up at night and hard work to nurses and attendants”
Promotion Demotion and Infanticide
What he says about promotion and demotion runs as follows: “ You will remember too that we said that the children of the good were to be brought up, and those of the bad distributed secretly among the rest of the community; and the Rulers were to keep an eye on the children as they grew up and promote any who deserved it, and degrade into the places of the promoted any in their own ranks who seemed unworthy of their position.” Here the ‘secret distribution‘ of the Timaeus is very similar to the ‘quiet and secret disposal‘ of The Republic. To sum up, Plato seems to have sanctioned infanticide(1) of defective children (the grounds here would be eugenic), (2) of children born to over-age Guardians (eugenic grounds again) (3) of children in any sense illegitimate (ie. Conceived in contravention of the laws regulating the relation of the sexes).
Most of you might be familiar with some of the words (not original concepts) mentioned here; eugenics, infanticide, abolishing family, nurseries, day care and all the rest of it. After reading this, you should be aware of its origin and if you still have no clue why you are hearing these in your day to day life, as if someone is trying to implement these ideas on a global scale, I would recommend you to watch this “UN Agenda 21 EXPLAINED, full version”.
If you are interested to watch Rajiv Dixit’s speech you may watch it here in YouTube “Bharat Aur Europe Ki Sabhyata Aur Sanskriti by Sri Rajiv Dixit”
उत्तिष्टता जाग्रता प्राप्यवरण निभोदता
Folks, this is not a forecast, but real data based on studies and reports from the 100% feminized United States of America. Hope this would be a great eye opener for those who get duped by the ideas that feminazis sell to you as “progressive”. This is an information age, and those who are uninformed are a serious national threat. Read on and do your own analysis.
- The United States has the highest divorce rate on the globe by a wide margin. This is ripping millions of families with children to shreds.
- Without solid family units, more kids than ever are joining gangs. Today, there are approximately 1.4 million gang members living inside the United States. That number has risen by 40 percent just since 2009.
- There are more than 3 million reports of child abuse in the United States every single year.
- If you can believe it, an average of five children die as a result of child abuse in the United States every single day.
- Sadly, the United States actually has the highest child abuse death rate on the entire globe.
- Approximately 20 percent of all child sexual abuse victims are under the age of 8.
- In the United States today, it is estimated that one out of every four girls is sexually abused before they become adults.
- According to researchers, convicted rapists in the United States report that two-thirds of their victims were under 18, and among those cases 58% said that their victims were 12 years old or younger.
- Approximately 42 percent of all single mothers in the United States are on food stamps.
- Law enforcement officials estimate that about 600,000 Americans and about 65,000 Canadians are trading dirty child pictures online.
- An astounding 30 percent of all Internet traffic now goes to pornography websites, and the U.S. producesmore pornography than any other nation has in the history of the world.
- In the United States today, 47 percent of all high school students have had sex.
- One out of every four teen girls in the United States now has an STD.
- The United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate on the entire planet by a wide margin.
- One survey found that one out of every five teen girls actually wants to be a teen mom.
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Parliamentary Committee on the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Law and Justice, — headed by Congress Member of Parliament Jayanthi Natarajan has recommended marital property split to be added to protect the rights of women with respect to Hindu Marriage Act amendment. a.k.a THE MARRIAGE LAWS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2010. I believe the said proposal needs an altogether different discussion than as part of the said bill. Apparently, it should be rephrased to “Marital Division” rather than “Marital PROPERTY division”. It is gross violation of natural justice to give wives a share of properties whereas husbands are left with the burden of all liabilities accumulated during the course of marriage. I hereby recommend to kindly consider the following points while drafting the new law regarding marital division.
- Assets as well as liabilities should be considered for marital division; where such a division of assets should be exactly proportionate to the monetary contribution made by the parties and division of liabilities should be exactly proportionate to the share of commitment towards the liabilities.
- If the demand for considering Wife’s contribution of time and energy to the family is to be counted, then Husband’s contribution of their time, energy and money towards the family should also be counted proportionately. It is a universal truth that a housewife spends her time inside the house and husband spends his time outside the house for bringing food shelter clothing and entertainment for entire family.
- If feminazis are asking to evaluate contribution of pregnancy, then sole custody should be granted to the Husband if she chooses to go with marital division and there should not arise any question of child support as well. Sole custody is child abuse so I personally DO NOT recommend this option.
On the other hand if pregnancy is decided to be given a monetary value and husband has to pay that share, then he should be given his right to discuss and set that value before marriage through prenuptial agreement. Respective legislation should be brought in along with the said bill to give prenuptial agreement its legal validity.
- No marital division should be made if the marriage is shorter than the length defined in IPC 304(B).
Section 113B of The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 forces the judiciary not to apply its mind and presume a person had caused the dowry death whenever such a question arises. In other words Indian justice system recognizes a person as husband only after the term defined in IPC 304(B), until then marriage is not solemnized and he is PRESUMED to be a dowry killer.
- Marital division and maintenance must be mutually exclusive.
- Child support and custody should be split equally (if pregnancy is not evaluated in marital division).
- Maintenance should be limited to the number of years of cohabitation.
- Maintenance should be calculated from 36% of spouse’s gross income less all monthly debt payments. (64% should be left for taxes and to lead a decent life; pushing a person to the streets just because s/he “committed” a marriage is against natural justice!).These figures are followed as a thumb rule by most banks as “debt-to-income ratio of 28/36”. This means that no more than 28 percent of your total monthly income (from all sources and before taxes) can go towards housing, and no more than 36 percent of your monthly income can go toward your total monthly debt. I humbly request to consider maintenance payment similar to debt payment.
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It is a widespread misconception that feminism is a noble movement for equal opportunity, equal pay and gender equality but the so called activists are proving it otherwise over and over again! This is a humble attempt to take you for a deep dive into the demands of so called equal opportunity advocates; I would rather prefer to call them opportunists.
|1||Women need reservation and special privileges because they are not at par with men and required to be uplifted. From bus station to parliament we have witnessed this battle for charity. There have been heated discussions going on to dilute the entrance exams for higher education too to increase the female head count.||Women are equally good and capable as men and can do anything that a man can; So army should keep the doors wide open for them. Women should be paid equal for the same job.|
|2||Upon divorce women are left with nothing, along with the burden of kids. So they need rights on husband’s properties.||For the best interest of the kids, it is the right of the mother to have kids live with her as they are good in multitasking and nurturing; and let the father pay child support.|
|3||Crime against women is sky rocketing and so we need more and more stringent laws to tackle this menace.||a) Sexual harassment at work place bill should start providing at least 1/4th from the salary of the accused as monthly relief right when the complaint is lodged.
b) Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act should start providing relief before investigation of complaint, including residence rights even on husband’s ancestral property.
c) Irretrievable breakdown of marriage clause for divorce should not be allowed to husbands unless financial hardship of women is sorted out.
d) Contribution of housewives has monetary value and so women need equal rights on marital properties.
e) All sorts of sexual assaults should be considered as rape and should be compensated based on the income of the accused.
|4||Every four hours one dowry death is getting reported and so IPC section 498a for dowry harassment should not be diluted based on widespread allegation of rampant misuse.||There is no misuse of IPC 498a reported so far. Women want fair settlement upon divorce.|
|5||More than 20000 NRI bride dumping cases are pending in Punjab alone. Marriage laws need amendment to secure innocent brides’ future.||The proposed new marriage registration form will have columns for social security number of the overseas husband, passport details and ID/labour card details so as to attach the properties of husband abroad in order to secure innocent brides’ future.|
|6||Unlike in all other nations of the world, men in India do not need parliament’s protection for sexual harassment at workplace because situation in India is different and we don’t need to bring western laws as is.||Almost all western nations recognize the need of division of marital properties and so should India do.|
|7||Women in rural parts of India are facing brutal violence from husband and family members and therefore we need more laws like Protection of women from domestic violence Act; say honor killing, lecherous killing, acid attack, eve teasing as rape etc.||Misuse of dowry laws and domestic violence act for extortion by urban women are not valid grounds to take the teeth out of those laws. If those laws are not been used by rural women it is because they are not aware of such laws. Government should allocate more funds for women NGOs to publicize the “benefits” of these laws.|
No matter how legitimate the demands are one thing is common that all demands end at one of the various definitions of Money. (Alimony, property, child support, maintenance, settlement, compensation, finance, funds etc).
It is imperative to think how these so called “helpless” “vulnerable” and “worthless” women become strong enough to control the media and propagate their ludicrous lies. Who is funding them? Why would someone fund feminism? If the intention is social reforms why wouldn’t they fund to eliminate poverty? Reduce maternal mortality? Reduce road accidents? Eradicate contagious deceases?
Are feminists getting used by industrialists the same way as politicians and external forces use religious sentiments to create unrest in the society? Who would be the beneficiaries? What does it make so profitable to fund feminism? Who would benefit from dividing men, women and families (the basic structural unit of the society) and force them to stay under different roofs? What would be the motive and real intention of those who control half of the wealth on this planet? Are morals, values, principles and ethics of life getting replaced with MONEY?
Again the subject is the same, the so called “Violence Against Women” but this time its going International. This is an overview of International Violence against women Act which was under discussion and now got approved by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Senate a couple of weeks ago. Its now waiting to be brought for the full Senate vote.
Under the facade of “Violence Against Women” USA is bringing up a notorious Act to control the internal affairs of those countries they choose. This Act when implemented will directly affect 20 countries in general and MEN and children (and women in the long run) of those countries in particular. This is an attempt to make people aware of what is going to come in the name of “protecting women” and a request to do what ever you can to stop this vicious trend. When implemented this will uproot all the traditions, religious values, institution of family itself and will get replaced with money oriented worker slaves for the corporates including porn industry!
Lets take a look at the package, i mean whats inside the package not the label, which is “Violence Against Women”. I’m not listing everything in the bill and make you bored but just mentioning those sections that needs to be addressed. You can read the full text of the bill here
SEC. 2. FINDINGS.
(3) Women who have experienced violence are also at higher risk for contracting HIV,
I don’t know why they didn’t include gonorrhea, Hepatitis, tuberculosis, skin deceases and all other contagious deceases. WHY is it ONLY HIV!!!! Is this talking about sexual assault? Then the Act should cover homosexual contacts too, shouldn’t it?
Here is another finding which i totally failed to understand. It says Violence Against Women
7(D) is perpetuated by poverty, a lack of educational or employment opportunities for girls, parental concerns to ensure sexual relations within marriage, the dowry system, and the perceived lack of value of girls.
In other words people are getting Violent against poor uneducated jobless women. Is that correct? Is that how one should understand that? If that’s the case, then how about poor uneducated jobless MEN? Are they safe? Isn’t there a need to protect them?
Violence Against Women is perpetuated by parental concerns to ensure sexual relations within marriage!!! I’m speechless. If any of you has any wild idea about this please, please let me know.
Violence Against Women is perpetuated by dowry system. I don’t think there is dowry system anywhere else than in India. India government is suggesting to make dowry system more transparent by registering dowry articles. Several rulings of Indian Supreme Court clearly says customary gifts are not dowry and wont come under the purview of Dowry Prohibition Act. Dowry is an extra benefit that only girls get apart from their statutory right to inheritance, But White House seems not happy with that.
Violence Against Women is perpetuated by the perceived lack of value of girls. It’s not clear that what is the definition of “Value” here, and from what perspective. If it is from monetary perspective, even educated women who has no job doesn’t have any value and so do MEN. If it is from a relationship perspective women can still undertake all the responsibilities of a family where as MEN completely fail to undertake any of his responsibilities of the family; apparently, he even fail to make a family. When i say responsibilities of a MAN, that is exactly in line with what courts around the globe has been enforcing, “Pay alimony, Pay Child support, no child custody and absolutely no conjugal rights“. If such perceptions are reasons for violence, why are MEN excluded to get protection under this proposed Act?
SEC. 3. STATEMENT OF POLICY.
(4) support and build capacity of indigenous nongovernmental organizations that are working to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls internationally, particularly woman’s nongovernmental organizations and groups involving male advocates;
In India, a non-governmental organization is something that anyone can launch. By definition it can be a Charitable Trust, Society or a Company registered under sec 25 of Companies Act. There are no rules or specific audits to enforce a particular mode of work or motive set by law for these organizations. What government look for is any tax manipulation and nature of business other than what is mentioned in the Articles of association. Under this circumstances it is a matter of high security concern to allow a foreign nation to directly involve and control local organizations and groups.
(8) enhance training by United States personnel of professional foreign military and police forces and judicial officials to include specific and thorough instruction on preventing and responding to violence against women and girls internationally;
(9) increase communication and cooperation with nongovernmental organizations with demonstrated experience in woman’s empowerment, combating violence against women and girls internationally, and engaging men and boys as partners, including consulting with such organizations during strategic planning exercises;
Does that sound like a military base with a label of Non Governmental Organization? I will talk more about this section later.
(A) prevention of child marriage as an important part of preventing violence against girls; and
As per Islamic laws any woman who attained puberty is legally eligible to marry. Reading that together with this section might make you think that this is for those nations who has Islamic laws. It sounds more like another card as “Weapons of mass destruction“.
(5) VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS- The term `violence against women and girls’–
(A) means any act of violence against women or girls that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women or girls, including threats of such acts, coercion, or arbitrary deprivations of liberty, whether occurring in public or private life; and
(i) physical, sexual, and psychological violence occurring in the family, including battering, sexual abuse of female children in the household, dowry-related violence, marital rape, female genital cutting and mutilation, forced child marriage, and other traditional practices harmful to women and girls, nonspousal violence, and violence related to exploitation;
(ii) physical, sexual, and psychological violence occurring within the general community, including rape, sexual abuse, sexual harassment and intimidation at work, in educational institutions and elsewhere, trafficking in women and girls, and forced prostitution; and
(iii) physical, sexual, and psychological violence perpetrated or condoned by the government of the country of which the victim is a resident, regardless of where the violence occurs.
The key focus of White House is on other country’s “Family”, “Traditional practices” and “Government”. Since the definition is so wide anything can be termed as violence. Psychological harm or suffering to women or girls can even be a suffering for not letting them watch a movie! In other words if US military wants to enter a foreign nation, essentially, there will not be any particular reason. “Violence Against Women” is another card like “Weapons of mass destruction” and women NGOs will be used as a facade.
History of IPC 498a as known to common man
Before 1980’s dowry deaths were said to be a widespread menace at least in the lower economic strata of the society. There were laws to punish the offender in the cases of murder and suicide of married woman. But in certain scenarios where wife attempt to suicide but survived, offenders were set free because they cannot be charged with:-
- IPC 307 (murder attempt) because it was a suicide attempt
- IPC 306 (Abetment of suicide) because suicide never happened.
Act 46 of 1983 with reasonably high level of clarity explains in its ‘Statement of Objects and Reasons’ that the said amendment is to deal effectively on dowry related harassment. Supreme Court has iterated the same in various judgments.
Allegation of abuse of law
A good explanation about the abuse of this law is given by Dr. Anupama Singh in her petition. I would like to add that due to the heavy misuse of this law, finding genuine cases are harder than finding a needle in the haystack. The source of data shown below is from National Crime Records Bureau.
Motives for Abuse
IPC 498a is not the only law that is getting abused in India. Where ever there is a street fight or boundary dispute generally both parties get admitted in hospital and accuse each other for the “injuries”. Theft cases to cheat insurance companies are another good example. Now the new one, aside from IPC 498a, to add to the list and will come to top in the list sooner, rather than later, is Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act because of its inherent lenient nature to literally rob money and property from men in the household.
The key motives behind the abuse of family laws are money, precisely ALIMONY. At present India has no set rules regarding alimony and men or women don’t know how to handle separation; existence of multiple maintenance laws are making divorce battle more miserable. On the other hand this is the best indicator that women have now come forward to the mainstream and no longer an under privileged class.
A typical dowry harassment allegation leads to:-
1) Husband facing threats on personal safety and that of his family from wife and in-laws. Unable to cop up with the harassment, a good number of them opt for suicide too. [NCRB data show below]
2) Arbitrary arrest of husband and his entire family without any investigation.
3) Husband’s home, possessions and livelihood are at high risk and deprived by law. – Courts order huge bail amount without looking at merits of the complaint. Those who are in Government job get suspended because of arbitrary police custody and remand. NRIs loose their jobs because they cant join back to work on time.
4) Husband’s have absolutely no recourse when those who exercise power over them abuse it – highly discriminatory treatment by the police and courts because of the social and statutory requirement to favour women.
5) Violates the fundamental right to live with dignity.
Prevention is better than cure
Plugging the holes in IPC 498a may solve the current problem for the time being, but legislator should recognize the sea change that India has undergone, and is undergoing, and the dire need to overhaul the entire family laws at the earliest and there should be a rapid mechanism for sustained social engineering so as to reduce the irretrievable damage that it makes to the grass root level man-woman relationship.
Let me do some math here.
Total number of 498a cases registered in 2008 = 1,64,861
Approximate number of accused, taking an average of 5 per case = 8,24,305
Total number of dowry deaths reported in 2008 = 8172 [Source: NCRB]
If I’m forced to believe that dowry harassment and death exist in this 21st century, how much would it be proportionately, taking this death count to face value? Not to mention that the legal PRESUMPTION and mandatory inquiry upon anyone’s request shoots up the dowry death figures in the book.
In Narender Singh Arora Vs State (Govt. of NCT Delhi) & Ors. Honorable Delhi High Court stated
“5. This case is a reflection of mentality which is now taking grip of parents of a deceased wife in the criminal cases. Whenever a woman dies an unnatural death within seven years of her marriage at in-laws’ house, whatever be the cause of death, the in-laws must be hanged. This case also shows how truth is losing significance because of the ego of the litigants to see that in-laws should be hanged.”
Center for Social Research, a feminist organization, in its 2005 report admits that 98% of 498a cases are false and do not end up in conviction. That makes the number of convictions as per the data given above to 3297. Reading all those facts and figures together I tend to believe that IPC498a is been used in its true intend, only in case of REAL dowry death that means ONLY along with IPC 304(B).
That being said, when we have more powerful laws IPC306 (Abetment of suicide), IPC 307 (Attempt to murder), IPC 302 (Punishment for murder) where the punishment is 10 years and even capital punishment, what is the need to keep IPC 498a just for harassing crores of men women age old parents and even children?
Indian Express in today’s news (02-dec-2010) reported “Woman, paramour booked for pushing husband to attempt suicide” which says
“The police said Trivedi told them that he was mentally harassed and threatened by his wife Archana, whom he married six months ago. He claimed Archana asked him to file a divorce case and claimed alimony. She reportedly threatened to slap a dowry case against him and his parents and book them under domestic violence Act. Based on the call details and SMS produced by Trivedi, the police have registered a case against Archana, her Jamnagar-based brother Harish Dave and her lover Anil Goswami,” said Gandhidham police. The preliminary investigation revealed that Archana and two other accused have been threatening Trivedi and book him under dowry case, if he refused to give her divorce.” (http://www.indianexpress.com/news/woman-paramour-booked-for-pushing-husband-to-attempt-suicide/719119/0)
I would like to point to the first section of this document again and request the panel to double check, whether or not we as a nation have achieved the goal, the original intend of Act 46 of 1983. Twenty seven years had gone by, altogether new generation having totally different attitude and mentality with totally different goals and ambitions in life getting into marriage and even live-in relationship; do the circumstances that lead to Act 46 of 1983 still exist?
Over 76,000 people were arrested while TADA was in force from 1987 to 1995. The conviction rate for these arrests was less than one percent. TADA was later repealed on the grounds of human rights violation. From year 1995 to 2008, 1,575,164 cases were registered under section 498a of Indian penal code and with an average of five accused in each case the number of arrests made was approximately 7,875,820. Is this over 7million gross HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS not enough to wipe off this notorious section from the rule books?
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