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April 04, 2017 @ 01:15 PM

Khap Panchyats are not tenable in the modern society

Post MBA exam results, Group Discussion will be crucial for MBA admission so it is advised to read and practice with variety of topics. In following GD topic you will be getting some points with divergent views which you can pick up and develop.  Today, you will read GD topic:  
 
"Khap Panchyats are not tenable in the modern society"
 
Khap Panchayats, also known as caste councils, govern people and oversee administrative matters in certain rural parts of India. Khap Panchayats came into existence in India around the 14th century and they are still prevalent in our society today. We can understand that in the past, there was a lack of proper national administration in the country, leading to the formation of caste councils who looked into the welfare of their communities. However, aren’t Khap Panchayats redundant in the modern society where the government and the Supreme Court handle administrative and legal issues?
 
In India, we associate Khap Panchayats with honor killing and the oppression of women. Last month, a Khap Panchayat in the Khedar village of Hisar district prohibited youngsters from using mobile phones and banned girls from wearing T-shirts and jeans. They claimed that improper dressing of women is the reason for an increase in the number of rape cases in the country. This is not indicative of a modern society. If youngsters are oppressed, they will become rebels in the future. Instead of being on par with the rest of the world in terms of development, Khap Panchayats are actually hampering India’s progress. How can India develop if people are not allowed to use technology and be a part of the modern world?
 
Although Khap Panchayats are coming up with rules and regulations to protect the sanctity of their communities, they should not do it at the expense of human development. In fact, the government and Khap Panchayats should work closely to come up with best possible laws to reduce crime and yet be on par with the rest of the world. The government should not give complete freedom to Khap Panchayat on administrative matters and legal issues. In fact, law should be governed by the Supreme Court.
 
Today, we see a decline in the number of Khap Panchayats in the country. This shows that they are losing their importance in the society. Since we cannot ignore the views of Khap Panchayats, we should ensure that their views are heard and yet the power lies in the Supreme Court. Similarly, we cannot prohibit youngsters from getting exposed to the modern world and the media; hence, the government should come up with the best possible solution that will not oppress youngsters and still, ensure proper development of the country.

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