Sakshi, 23, and husband Ajitesh Kumar, 29, have appealed the court, the police and the public to seek protection from her father Rajesh Mishra, the MLA from Bidri Chainpur constituency in Bareilly, claiming that they fear having become a target by virtue of their marriage.
On Thursday, hospital sources said Madhavi's condition was still critical and was on ventilator support. "The surgery was successfully completed at 2 am. She will be under observation for the next 48 hours," the source said.
Overall, the data reveals that there is a gradual shift in mindsets with singles playing a more active role towards marriage. Marriage is no longer as traditional an affair as it used to be and expectations have also changed.
The draft of the Act, titled ‘Inter Caste and Inter Religion Marriages Protection and Welfare Act, 2017’, took several months to prepare, the students said, adding that they spent a lot of time researching existing laws, studying cases that were reported and registered.
After girl elopes with upper-caste man in village bordering Tamil Nadu, SC residents agitate in temple alleging they face discrimination, upper castes deny. The settlement, spread over 20 acres, has 460 families, with 133 houses occupied by Chakkliyan families. Other families are of upper-caste Gounders and various Hindu communities.