Domestic Violence is an abuse to women my any means whether it is physical abuse, mental abuse, or Sexual abuse. Domestic Violence occur all over the world but it most of the cases are reported in India because, India has male dominance society and people live in joint families. Dowry an aggressive nature of partner found most prominent reason of domestic violence. In old days, there was no any special provision in Indian legislature to deals with it, but in 1983 Section 498A was inserted in Indian Penal Code, 1860 to deal with Matrimonial cruelty and its punishment. It is cognizable, non-bailable and non-compoundable offence.