Young people challenging virginity tests on ladies whipped by swarm
Young people challenging virginity tests on ladies whipped by swarm. Individuals from the Kanjarbhat people group, the three nonconformists are a piece of a web-based social networking effort against the backward practice completed by their group.
New Delhi: A gathering of 40 individuals from the Kanjarbhat people group whipped three people from a similar group on Sunday night for challenging constrained virginity tests for ladies on their wedding night. The occurrence happened amid a marriage at Bhat Nagar in Pune’s Pimpri-Chinchwad zone.
As per The Hindu, the three assaulted – Prashant Indrekar, Saurabh Machhle and Prashant Tamchikar – are a piece of a WhatsApp bunch called ‘Stop the V custom’ that has been restricting the backward practice did by the Kanjarbhat people group’s ‘station panchayat.’
The gathering – which now has around 40 odd individuals from Pune and Mumbai – was purportedly begun by Vivek Tamaichekar, a bosses’ understudy at Mumbai’s Tata Institute of Social Sciences who has a place with a similar group. The challenge has been unequivocally bolstered by the Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti (MANS), which was established by the pragmatist Narendra Dabholkar.
As per a report in The Quint, according to the training, a recently marry couple is given a white sheet on their wedding night to use amid intercourse. The following day, the standing panchayat alongside others from the group ask the prep: “Was the lady of the hour ‘fine’?”
To demonstrate that the lady was a virgin, he is required to state thrice: “maal khara (great item).” If not, at that point the lady is addressed about who she lost her virginity to and after that the both are requested to pay a ‘punishment’ – for the most part money related, shifting from lady to lady.
“We [had] taken up the issue to general society through web-based social networking. Some people group individuals are against us as a result of it,” Indrekar, who held up a protest with the Pimpri police, told the Times of India. He additionally guaranteed that him and the two others were pummeled with seats, kicked and punched.
A FIR under Sections 143, 147, 149 (relating to revolting and unlawful get together), 323 (intentionally causing hurt), 506 (criminal terrorizing), 427 of the Indian Penal Code IPC was held up against 40 group individuals at the Pimpri police headquarters yesterday. Up until this point, two captures have been made and characters of five others learned.
The sister of one of those named in the FIR – Sunny Malake, 25 – was to get hitched in Pimpri late on Sunday, for which the casualties had been welcomed. After the service, a standing panchayat amassed where “the ‘older folks’ proclaimed that the lady of the hour needed to take a virginity test,” a senior authority at the Pimpri police headquarters disclosed to The Hindu. “Various panchayat individuals likewise vented their rage against Indrekar and his companions, who were available there, for their battle via web-based networking media and standing up against such practices.”
At the point when the casualties were going to leave, the horde started beating them.
Indrekar told the Pune Mirror: “When we began moving out of the lobby, a gathering of 40 individuals from our group began beating Machale and Tamaichikar. When I went to mediate, they assaulted me, as well, and every one of the three of us were beaten beat up.”
“We had not gone there to restrict anything, but rather individuals were as yet furious with us for standing firm against age-old backward practices of the position panchayat, and feel we have slandered the group by talking up about this via web-based networking media. They struck us and undermined us for making mindfulness in our group.”
On November 25, Indrekar, who is an occupant of Kanjarbhat Nagar in Yerwada, had held up a protest against the rank panchayat at the Vishrantwadi police headquarters.
Nandini Jadhav of MANS revealed to The Hindu: “Police are late in making a move in such bodies of evidence notwithstanding adequate verification against the position panchayats, including requesting cash for different ceremonies. Yet, they frequently don’t enroll such cases under the Social Boycott Act. To what extent must dynamic individuals inside such groups pay with their life and security before cases are held up under the new law.”