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Viva La Woman Power

Apr 2, 2010 1:44:02 PM - thecolombotimes.com

Shobha Shukla – CNS


It had to take the grit and determination of a woman (nay two women) to bring to books the culprits in an honour killing of a young married couple  (Manoj and Babli), on the orders of a khap(caste) panchayat in Haryana. Their crime was to marry for love despite belonging to the same gotra (lineage), which so enraged their family members and local community that they were abducted and murdered.