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RSS FeedsIndian woman divorced for refusing to wear ‘sindoor`, order by Guwahati High Court
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30 june 2020 16:40:00

 
Indian woman divorced for refusing to wear ‘sindoor`, order by Guwahati High Court
(WorldNews Asia)
 


A divorce granted by the Guwahati High Court, to a husband, saying that his wife`s refusal to wear a “shaka” (conch shell bangle), and “sindoor” (vermillion) on her forehead as per Hindu customs, signified her refusal to accept the marriage, has sparked a Twitter debate in India. Many tweeps, especially women, shared the story and said they could not believe that this was a 21st century court order. Tweep @ankitaup posted: “Wearing sindoor or bangles should be a woman`s choice. Have you ever seen a man doing the same thing for a woman?” According to a report on livelaw.in, a...


 
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