DOI Prefix : 10.9780 | Journal DOI : 10.9780/22307850
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Volume : III, Issue : XI, December - 2013

HONOUR KILLING IN PROSPECTIVE OF KHAP PANCHAYATS OF HARYANA

Preeti Malik

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

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Honour killings are basically the crimes that seek to place within the context of society, family or under the head of it. As we all know recently, there has been a spate of honour killings which has shocked the country. These got sanction in the name of traditional values in Indian societies especially in Haryana. In Haryana, Khap Panchayats plays crucial role in most of the killings on the name of honour. Most of the honour killings have been decided and ordered by the so-called caste Panchayats or Khap Panchayats comprising members of a particular caste.

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Preeti Malik , (2013). HONOUR KILLING IN PROSPECTIVE OF KHAP PANCHAYATS OF HARYANA. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. III, Issue. XI, DOI : 10.9780/22307850, http://oldisrj.lbp.world/UploadedData/6666.pdf

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