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Gurgaon to make history by allowing the inter-caste marriages in same community
Khap Panchayat always faces strong criticism for its hard decisions not only in Haryana, but also around the world. Umpteen numbers of couples were executed due to khap's unsocial judgments in Haryana. But recently, a Jaat community in Gurgaon made the history by going against the 600 year old tradition of banning marriages in the same gotra. Following the decreasing number of girls, it is contemplating marriages in the same caste.

Due to lack of awareness, Khap Panchayat generated honor killing which claimed the lives of many lakh innocent lovers within the same community in Haryana. It also promoted the bad trend of female foeticide in the Jat community. That is why the number of girl child decreased rapidly in the entire state. Sex ratio were 879 girls for 1000 boys due to the same reason. But in 2011, conditions improved and sex ratio reached from 933 to 943 girls for 1000 boys.

Due to lack of awareness, Khap Panchayat generated honor killing which claimed the lives of many lakh innocent lovers within the same community in Haryana. It also promoted the bad trend of female foeticide in the Jat community. That is why the number of girl child decreased rapidly in the entire state. Sex ratio were 879 girls for 1000 boys due to the same reason. But in 2011, conditions improved and sex ratio reached from 933 to 943 girls for 1000 boys.

To deal with these unexpected circumstances, the Khap Panchayat in Jaurasi-Fatehpur village near Tauru took the decision to lift the ban of marrying children from the same village. As a great move in this direction, they produced this proposal before the head of Gurgaon village though Jaurasi-Fatehpur village, which leads 12 villages. 

As per a timesofIndia.com report ,"Jaurasi village, later extended and established as Fatehpur village, had brotherhood relations with Gurgaon village, Basai, Dhanwapur, Garauli Kalan, Garauli Khurd and Kadipur for over 600 years," said Atalvir Kataria, a panchayat leader. Marriages were not allowed among these villages. "The panchayat of 25 villages was held recently and it decided to lift the ban," Kataria said.

Raj Nirbhik, social worker told that it was decided to lift the ban with viewing the falling ratio of girl child in the state rapidly.

The majority of Jat families in the region preferred to marry their youth in and around Gurgaon district and avoided Rohtak, Jind, Sirsa and other districts. "People have relationships in Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh too, but Gurgaon, Jhajjar and Delhi are given preference," Nirbhik said.

In terms of sex ratio of 854 girls for 1000 boys, Gurgaon is considered among the worst districts in Haryana.

Therefore, Wazirpur and Bhora Kalan villages in Gurgaon were honored by the state government for the improved sex ratio of 1046 and 947. To encourage people working more on this matter, the panchayats of these villages were awarded with of Rs 100000 and 50000 respectively.

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