Author: Anupam Dubey

Used to be a software consultant by profession! Since last several years, passing through some cleverly planned days from destiny, because of which now i've nothing to do with softwares and is in full time social service, fighting against gender biased laws in our country...

“Consensual sex on promise of marriage, is not rape” argues a Supreme Court Lawyer

“Sex on promise of marriage” is invented by judges and does not exist in Indian Penal Code, 1860 and is completely unconstitutional.

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Now an advocate practicing in Indian Supreme Court has challenged the validity of “Sex on promise of marriage” as being called rape in India criminal justice system. Not only this, he has challenged this as he said this crime is invented by judges and does not exist in Indian Penal Code, 1860 and is completely unconstitutional.

Avct. K V Dhananjay had written a letter in 2015 to the then Law Minister Mr. Sadanada Gowda seeking a complete revoking of all such convictions in the past. In this article published on Legally India website he claimed that he had waited for one year before publishing his letter as he thought the law minister would take suitable action towards this but he didn’t.

Advct. Dhananjay stated in his letter that while putting his points together he had ignored the amendments to Indian Penal Code, 1860 made in 2013. He stated…

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