ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Need to Tame the Khap Panchayats

It will require a concerted effort by the polity, civil society and media to take on the khap panchayats, an anachronistic institution that derives its legitimacy from a feudal past. Instead, due to electoral considerations, the polity in states like Haryana has bowed to the clout of these khaps and has even provided them overt and covert support.



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