Protest organised in Mysore by men’s rights activists demanding scrapping of Section 498A

On May 5, 2015 many men under the aegis of Centre for Men’s Rights and supported by a few women staged a demonstration in Mysuru demanding the scrapping of Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, Domestic Violence Act 2005 and similar laws allegedly said to suffer from a gender bias.

They raised slogans against the law and said most of them were victims of the misuse of Section 498A under which a woman can file a complaint of dowry harassment and the accused could be taken into custody by the police immediately without sufficient evidence or investigation.

The news was covered in The Hindu and a link to the news report is below:

Protest demanding scrapping of Section 498A to uphold men’s rights

Mysore protest by men's rights activists

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