Honour Killing as a Crime in India

  • Dr. Smita Satapathy
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  • Dr. Smita Satapathy

    Assistant Professor at Alliance School of Law, Alliance University, Bengaluru, India

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Life is unforeseeable and every human being has the right and ability to live life according to their willingness. No person shall, for the good and name of another, be compelled to live a life. In such a scenario, Honour Killing is killing a person, maybe a male or a female, who does not embrace the family’s arranged marriage or decides to transfer her marital life according to her or his wish only because it takes the family’s honour down. The family’s supreme authority looks after the family’s reputation, but forgets to care of the warmth and respect exchanged with the family members. The present paper discusses the legal provisions to deal with the crime of honour killings in India.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 1415 - 1421

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114514

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