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    General India's Panchayat (Village Council) Rulings

    A Panchayat is a council formed of (usually male) elders in rural villages in India. These groups often self-govern their areas of influence outside of India's official legal system. A few days ago, a story hit the news with Amnesty International working on information obtained from the...
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    India Rajasthan Panchayat Bars Girls From Carrying Cell Phones

    Rajasthan panchayat bars girls from carrying cell phones IANS - Aug 25, 2012, 10.22PM IST A village panchayat in Rajasthan has prohibited minor girls from carrying mobiles and directed them to cover their heads when going out of home. JAIPUR: After girls in a Uttar Pradesh village...
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    India Haryana Panchayat Cuts Off Married Girls From Parents’ Property

    Haryana panchayat cuts off married girls from parents’ property Sukhbir Siwach, TNN | May 12, 2012, 02.59AM IST CHANDIGARH: A Haryana panchayat has banned married women in the village from seeking a share of parental property. The panchayat, which was attended by over 400 villagers...
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    Khalsa Panchayat Blasts SGPC On Affidavit

    Khalsa Panchayat blasts SGPC on affidavit Rejects concept of Sehajdhari altogether, blames Akali-RSS ties WSN Network CHANDIGARH: Reacting to the SGPC's affidavit submitted before the...
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    Muzaffarpur Panchayat's Decision Assailed (The Hindu)

    MUMBAI: Women's organisations across the country have criticised the Muzaffarpur panchayat's decision to force a rape victim to marry the man who raped her, her father-in-law...
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    Sikh News Khalsa Panchayat To Continue Campaign

    ... that recently some organisations at a press conference had termed Baba Daljit Singh Chicagowale as a Sikh preacher who was spreading the message of Sikhism. ... http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=120968
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