Karnataka's child marriage prohibition amendment: How CJI Khehar set the wheels in motion

Aditya AK May 26 2017
JS Khehar

President of India Pranab Mukherjee recently gave his assent to the Prohibition of Child Marriage (Karnataka Amendment) Bill, 2016, which puts in place stricter provisions to deter the practice in the state.

The Bill, which was amended and passed by the state assembly last year, found its way to the Central Home Ministry, which had in turn sent it to the President for his . . .

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