Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Law & Justice
15-December-2011 16:49 IST
Khap Panchayats
The Law Commission of India has informed that they have prepared a draft consultation paper on “Unlawful interference of Caste Panchayats etc. with marriages in the name of honour; A suggested legislative framework” along with the proposed bill titled “The Prohibition of Unlawful Assembly (Interference with the Freedom of Matrimonial Alliances) Bill, 2011”.

Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, Shri Salman Khurshid, Minister of Law and Justice, said that the said consultation paper is in the process of being placed in public domain to elicit view and suggestions. The Government shall consider the Report and the proposed Bill of the Law Commission in the matter when submitted.