Diktat by Khap Panchayats on dress code for women illicit: Supreme Court
The apex court of India has ruled that diktat on dress code for women and barring them from carrying cellphone is unlawful. As per the ruling, such diktats are against the fundamental right to life and Khap Panchayats have been asked to file their replies on the issue.
Right to Life: It is enshrined in the constitution of India under Article 21 which provides for
Protection of life and personal liberty to all, except according to procedure established by law.
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