Tag Archive: Khap Panchayat

Oct 20 2012

Chow mein is the cause of rape


Haryana Khap blames consumption of chow mein for rapes. A khap panchayat, or a traditional socio-political administration and organization, in Haryana’s Jind district has blamed consumption of chow mein behind the growing incidents of rapes in the state saying it leads to hormonal imbalance.

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Aug 05 2012

A bizarre barbaric system mixed with religion, misogyny, patriarchy practiced by millions


Khap is a powerful social institution. It exists in Jat Hindu community in some states of Northern India. Some elderly men set rules for everyone. You do not follow the rules, you get severe punishment. Khap does not allow people to marry in the same gotra or clan. It is believed that millions of people living in …

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