Decoding Honour Killing

Decoding Honour Killing

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
© 2017 by SSRG - IJHSS Journal
Volume 4 Issue 6
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Dr. Ashok T. Borkar
: 10.14445/23942703/IJHSS-V4I6P110
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MLA Style:

Dr. Ashok T. Borkar, "Decoding Honour Killing" SSRG International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 4.6 (2017): 42-49.

APA Style:

Dr. Ashok T. Borkar,(2019). Decoding Honour Killing. SSRG International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 4(6), 42-49.

Abstract:

 This paper is an attempt to develop the conceptual frame for understanding the hidden process behind honour killing focusing on the patriarchy and caste - gender relations shown through this process. A Marathi movie Sairat was released in 2016 in which a young couple was brutally killed for their inter-caste marriage in the name of family pride and socially it was justified in the name of honour killing. This movie triggers a discourse in society. Haryana state is famous for its Khap panchayats and honour killing but after some search it was found that it is not only in India and in Hindus but it is in other countries, where Hindus and south Asian Muslim are part of the society, honour killing is in practice. This paper is an attempt to find out the answers of some questions like, what honour killing is all about? What is its traditional base? Who, how, when, whom and why the killing? Is it a first or final expression of aggression? And to find out the facts about honour killing? In short, this paper is about Sociology of Honour Killing.

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Key Words:

Love marriage, honour killing, caste, patriarchy etc..