The state should issue an order stating that such orders shouldn’t be followed," said Mamta Sharma. "It is sad to see how in today's modern society too, such old fashioned, archaic mindsets exist and that they even try to force themselves on the women around them," said Madhu Garg, All India Democratic Women's Association.
One may recall that the Supreme Court of India has already declared the ‘Khap panchayats' illegal and they had no right to decree how people should lead their lives.
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