Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Indian girls 'should be banned from owning mobiles'

Girls should be banned from owning mobile phones to stop them eloping, an Indian MP has said.

His comments come amid growing fears of 'talibanisation' in parts of Northern India, where social conservatism in both Hindu and Muslim communities has been blamed for honour killings, kidnappings to enforce child marriages, and a rash of controversial fatwas and village council rulings. Earlier this month a feudal leader said child marriage should be encouraged to halt an increase in rapes.

One ruling sought to ban 'love marriages' as immoral while others tried to stop women from leaving their homes.

 In a televised speech in Muzzafarnagar, Rajpal Singh Saini, a former state minister in former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati's government, told his audience of a father who had sought his help when his daughter eloped. Full story...

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