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Culturally superior Indian men can't commit marital rape? HC asks govt

This was a poser to the authorities by the Delhi High Court which said this was a 'serious issue'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Are men in India culturally superior that they cannot be thought of committing 'marital rape'? This was a poser to the authorities by the Delhi High Court which said this was a "serious issue". "There is nothing like Indian and western society. Are men and women different in other nations? Are men in India culturally superior? It (marital rape) is a serious issue and it has become part of the culture," a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said. The observations by the bench came when it was told by some NGOs, ...

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 09:30 IST
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