Blog by Niti Manthan
Facilitating young minds towards holistic development.
This article talks about the nexus of the provisions contained in the Indian Penal Code with the Constitutional document. It explains the constitutionality of the Right to Private defense and how has the judiciary interpreted it in a way that it does not breach the basic structure of the constitution. It explains how the homicide of a person by another could not be rendered as illegal.
From being a law to safeguard women subjected to dowry deaths to being a provision people are petrified off and is being called the “legal terrorism” by our judiciary itself. Section 498A is now termed as a weapon which women misuse. Through this blog the author tries to analyze the gender biasness of this specific section.
India is a country with the second largest population around the world. With such a diverse culture, the country has adopted its norms influenced by various other culture. Despite, there lack a freedom to equality on the basis on gender. As India, is a growing country, it is yet to develop and acknowledge the rights of LGBTQA+ community, equal rights to women are given in every other law but not acknowledged any such discrimination done to men. There needs to be a voice to stand for the equal rights of men being raped or harassed in this country and for that need, this article highlights few of the circling points one needs to understand about gender neutrality in India.
The article discusses the details and application of Section 269 and Section 270 of IPC, 1860 Indian Penal Code.
In a country where the male sector is growing and demanding for advanced education and luxurious, women are still fighting for equal opportunities, fighting for their rights. Rights which are not only fundamental but right to live lives the way they want, right to be heard, the limits of feminism, and pseudo feminism. A sector which is still struggling to get a life to live. Struggling to be born.