Law on honour killing may be amended

August 5th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS  

P. Chidambaram New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the government was “actively considering” a proposal to amend the existing law or enact a new one to tackle “honour killing”.
“In pursuance of the cabinet decision, a Group of Ministers has been constituted to consider a draft bill on the subject,” Chidambaram said in the Lok Sabha in response to a calling attention notice given by Communist Party of India’s Gurudas Dasgupta and other MPs.

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