As the election fever catches up, every political party is gearing up to catch the attention of the voters and is promising sops after sops in order to woo voters. An interesting common pattern amongst all parties is the gender card.
More often than not, it makes me wonder about the motivation for someone like an ex-judge to make a comment asking to "review rape laws". In a recent incident, an ex-judge did the same. He asked to review the rape laws as innocent men are being trapped and jailed and the new rape law is being misused a lot.
Yesterday, Justice B Chandra Kumar of AP High Court passed a landmark judgment asking the police not to arrest people accused under Section 498A (Dowry Law) mechanically. While, many people are celebrating this judgment, hailing the decision, I have my own reservations. This is not the first time such judgment has come out.