Topyaps Logo

Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo

Topyaps menu

Responsive image

No Third Child After 2 Daughters, Re 1 As Dowry, Says Haryana Khap

Published on 21 December, 2015 at 4:33 pm By

The Khap panchayat, which is infamous for its orthodox diktats, has recently issued a new order to end dowry and female foeticide practices.

Haryana’s Bura khap panchayat has ruled that only Rs 1 would be taken from girl’s family by the groom. Also, no third child should be conceived after the birth of two daughters.


Advertisement

The Khap head Rajbir Bura said that they will felicitate the couples who meet the new criteria.

To reduce the financial burden on the bride’s family, the Khap ordered that only 21 members from the bridegroom family will take part in the wedding procession.

Rajbir said:

“The decision was much needed as too many people constituting a ‘baraat’ puts an unnecessary financial burden on the bride’s family.”

 

news18

Representational Image news18

 

Amongst other decisions, it was also ruled that the mourning period after the death of a family member would be reduced from 13  to 7 days.



“It was also decided to end the old practice of not having wheat flour, pulses and ghee (clarified butter) during the mourning period,” Rajbir added.

Felicitating sportsmen, social activists and writers was also proposed during the meeting of the Khap members.

The decisions come as a breath of fresh air, but Khap views on inter-caste and same-gotra marriages are still problematic.

Recently, a Hisar khap panchayat ordered a newly-wed couple to start living as brother and sister because they had the same gotra.

 

Representational Image TOI

Representational Image
TOI

 

The family has been warned of the social boycott if they don’t follow the order.


Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Latest Stories

Kangana Shared A Two Piece Picture of Her Got Trolled on Twitter

Kangana Shared A Two Piece Picture of Her Got Trolled on Twitter


17 Unseen Photos of Harshita Gaur, Famous Actress of Sadda Haq & Mirzapur

17 Unseen Photos of Harshita Gaur, Famous Actress of Sadda Haq & Mirzapur


Mia Khalifa Caught Using Her Face Mask To Pick Up Dog Poo And Put It back On Her Face

Mia Khalifa Caught Using Her Face Mask To Pick Up Dog Poo And Put It back On Her Face


Glamorous Avatar of Rasika Dugal, Mirzapur Actress Will Have You Drooling All Over Her Instagram Feed

Glamorous Avatar of Rasika Dugal, Mirzapur Actress Will Have You Drooling All Over Her Instagram Feed


30 Year Old Joselyn Cano Aka ‘Mexican Kim Kardashian’ Dies After Cosmetic surgery Gone Wrong

30 Year Old Joselyn Cano Aka ‘Mexican Kim Kardashian’ Dies After Cosmetic surgery Gone Wrong


Advertisement

Most Searched

More From People

Popular on The Web