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Men’s rights groups to protest Marriage Amendment Bill

Rajesh Vakharia said,the organisations working towards rights of men would gather at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Aug 18.

Written by Agencies | Nagpur | Published: July 31, 2012 6:15:16 pm

Organisations working for men’s rights have raised a call for “Dilli Chalo” (march to Delhi) on August 18 to protest the amendments in the Marriage Bill which legally recognise a wife’s right to property acquired by her spouse during their marriage.

Save Family Foundation president Rajesh Vakharia today said although the government is projecting the Marriage Amendment Bill,2010 as a “short cut to divorce”,in realty the divorce will become costly for men.

“In the event of divorce,men facing abusive marriage would have to part with their property,made from hard earned money,” he said.

He said organisations working towards rights of men would gather at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Aug 18 and organise a protest against the amendments.

The men’s rights group are demanding roll back of the amendments made in the Marriage bill and seek an open debate on it before the society.

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