Thu, Mar 17, 2016, 09:38 AM
Less than a week after Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi reignited the marital rape debate. Minister of State of Home Affairs, Haribhai Chaudhary, has backed her senior cabinet colleague. Citing a Parliamentary Panel report from 2013, the MoS Home Affairs in his written reply in the Parliament said ‘If marital rape is brought under the law, the entire family system will be under great stress’. But, social activist Brinda Adige said marital rape is a rape anywhere in the world.