Save Indian Marriages : Stop the law on marriage amendment bill from gifting all male property to females
  • Petitioned Sh. Manmohan Singh

This petition was delivered to:

Prime Minister of India
Sh. Manmohan Singh
Leader of Opposition, Rajya Sabha
Arun Jaitley
Honorable Minister of Law and Justice ,Government of India
Sh. Kapil Sibal
Indian Journalist
Rajdeep Sardesai

Save Indian Marriages : Stop the law on marriage amendment bill from gifting all male property to females

    1. kartik chaudhary
    2. Petition by

      kartik chaudhary

      New Delhi, India

If you are a Indian parent of a son or a male who wants to get married and live happily support this petition.

Our Institution of marriage and family as a whole is under threat

Our politicians are creating a one sided law that will reduce indian marriages to prostitution and one sided blackmail.
Both opposition BJP and  ruling Congress are hand in glove on this. In fact BJP is demanding that men should lose even more on this

WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT FOR YOU

1) New Mariiage Amenedment  Bill law proposes that Only Husband's entire  property regardless of whether it was inherited or acquired pre-marriage be treated as matrimonial asset and half of it must be given to wife on divorce.
The law is unfair
         a ) since today women also earn .
         b) Remember today 50% of indian marriages in Cities are ending in divorce , most of these within less than one year and women are initiators on most of these. It is grossly unfair to punish men for divorce they did not want and when marriage is so extremely short
      c) This opens doors for blackmail - Even today in India in almost every divorce case women file false criminal charges to extort money from in-laws , this will lead to rise in such instances.

2) Law does not bring into ambit property or valuables owned by women, they are in fact protected under stridhan, hence even if a woman is rich today , she will still take away half the property of man who may have lesser means than her

3) Law is particularly harsh on Senior Citizens, parents of the boy as even property that may be inherited in future is brought in ambit. THink bulk of people are able to buy one house at best in lifetime, what if their daughter in-laws get share in it , where will retired Senior citizens go ?

4) Already if you look at any matrimonial site or around you you will find divorce in every second house in the cities and bulk of it break within six months of a marriage . How legitimate is it to gift away half of man's property , when women are not ready to adjust even a bit for marriage today

5) Today bulk of divorces & separation are result of being initiated on behalf of women under insinuation from parents and relatives . People's resolve to carry marriages is low.

6) This will incentivise divorce  and marriage will become a get rich quick scheme for women by getting divorce. Hence Divorces will increase

7) Religious conversions will rise as people may have to change religion to preserve their property

8) Live-In relationships will rise like in western countries as men will be scared to get into marriage .

WHAT WE DEMAND

1) Make law gender neutral , bring all property both women and men in ambit of law

2) Incentivise marriage and prevent misuse. Do not allow property acquired to be shared unless the couple has lived together for 5 years.

3) Inherited property to be shared in case there are kids with a rider that father gets joint or equal custody of kids

4) Revoke grant of inherited property to interested party  , if person receiving the grant   remarries

5) STOP THIS LAW TILL ALL SECTIONS OF SOCIETY ARE TAKEN INTO CONFIDENCE

Support this petition, say no to sharing of any pre-marriage property.
Let our illiterate policians know we will not allow our marriages to be trifled with


Think tommorow you get married and your wife throws your parents out of their own house and brings her lover to live in this
Think tommorow your wife will decamp with your ancestors entire wealth legally . Read below

 

STOP THIS LAW

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 2,500 signatures
    2. irbm to be tabled this ls session

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      irBM will again be tabled in this session of LS .

    3. lets make sure this bill never gets listed in Lok Sabha

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      Guys , keep ensuring that ppl vote on this and this bill never gets into Lok Sabha, this is the only way to keep dirty bill out
      https://www.change.org/petitions/save-indian-marriages-stop-the-law-on-marriage-amendment-bill-from-gifting-all-male-property-to-females

    4. Bad News : RS passes Marriage amendment bill (BJP colludes with cong again)

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Rajya-Sabha-passes-women-friendly-marriage-bill/articleshow/22073635.cms
      EW DELHI: In a major step towards making marriage laws more women-friendly, Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the bill to amend the Hindu Marriage Act (1955) and the Special Marriage Act (1954) that provides for "irretrievable breakdown on marriage" as a ground for divorce as well as grants women the right to a share in the property of their husbands.

      The Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010, will of course also have to be passed by Lok Sabha before it can become law. Most Rajya Sabha MPs cut across party lines to welcome the "progressive" bill, though some held it should have been made more "gender-neutral", while a few others expressed reservations about its probable misuse against men.

      Replying to the debate, law minister Kapil Sibal said there was an urgent need to "protect women rights more" because the Indian society was still quite patriarchal. "So let's be clear. This

    5. Reached 2,000 signatures
    6. supporters touch 1500

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      thank you

    7. Non stop protest outside sonia Gandhi's house Join plz

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      https://www.facebook.com/events/582181678491371/?ref=2
      Protest Against IrBM
      10 Janpath Sonia And Rahul Gandhi House in New Delhi, India
      Protest Against IrBM.................9 August 2013............Delhi..........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Appeal to the Victims of False Cases of 498-a, DV, Act & Rape Cases............N ..........Enlightened Citizens of India.........

      Bhago...........Bhago............IRBM .......Aagaya...............Bhago................Warna...............Maro.........Kato................!!!!

      During this Monsoon Session of Parliament UPA Govt is planning to Pass Marriage Property Bill Called IrBM. Your Daughter in Law can take away 50 % of your Inherited, Self Acquired property of your Hard Earned Money. Cases Burden shall be apartment from this Loss. You donot have Right to oppose. To stop this Bill in Parliament we will have to do Road Activities , only that can Threaten these Selfish Politicians............If we will do something in Delhi , the Message will reach at Villa

    8. petition touches 1000

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      tighten up belts 1000 crusaders to fore lets get this to 10000

    9. How many more will have to die before ppl realise Men are also human

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kanpur/Youth-jumps-from-5th-floor-of-court-building/articleshow/21588676.cms

      KANPUR: A youth jumped from the fifth floor of the multi-storey building of Kanpur Nagar on Saturday. He was immediately rushed to the UHM Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead. He was later identified as Anuj Kumar Gupta.

      A suicide note was recovered from the body, wherein Anuj had accused his wife and in-laws of harassment. In the suicide note, Anuj, who had a grocery shop at Canal Road, said that on June 16, his wife had shifted to her parents' house along with all valuables and cash worth Rs 1 lakh.

      At that time, he was in his shop. After coming to know of the incident, he contacted his in-laws but was abused and threatened of dire consequences. The in-laws demanded that he provide a space in his shop for his brother-in-law to run a business.

      Anuj further wrote that he had submitted a complaint with the police and a copy of it to the SSP. However, the police

    10. Noted Indian Origin Journalist Rita Pal Supports the petition

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      Hi friends noted Indian Journalist Rita Pal has endorsed our petition
      Here's an introduction to her
      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rita-pal/

    11. Indians all over world uniting against the bill, here's a blog

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer
      Naman Astitva

      I am not quite sure what is happening in India as equality appears to have been thrown out of the window. Please read the criticisms of the new clause for the Hindu Marriage Act and Special Marriage Act.

    12. Share of husbands' inherited property for divorcees: what people think

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      ew Delhi: After the Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a legislation that will entitle a wife, on divorce, to have a share in her husband's inherited or inheritable property, it has sparked off a debate as to whether the government is becoming too overzealous in its quest for political correctness.
      A sizeable section of people, comprising both men and women, finds the government's latest decision as "violating the basic principles of right to equality" as an individual mentioned on Twitter.

      full article http://ibnlive.in.com/news/share-of-husbands-inherited-property-for-divorcees-what-people-think/407597-3.html

    13. Reached 750 signatures
    14. Time for action it is do or die

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      Now, women will get share of husband's inherited property on divorce
      The writer has posted comments on this articleHimanshi DhawanHimanshi Dhawan, TNN | Jul 17, 2013, 10.56 PM ISTinShare0Share on

      READ MORE Women|The Bill
      NEW DELHI: A wife will have a share in her husband's inherited or inheritable marital property on divorce, though the exact quantum of the compensation has been left to the discretion of the judge, according to a legislation that was cleared by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.

      The Cabinet also cleared the proposal that in cases where divorce has been sought on mutual consent of both parties the judiciary has been given the discretion to grant divorce to one party after a period of three years, even if the man and the wife are no longer on the same page. These were part of the recommendations of the GoM on Marriage Laws Amendment Bill which will now be amended suitably before being brought to Parliament during the monsoon session, beginning August 5.

      By not quantify

    15. Reached 500 signatures
    16. hear this debate

      kartik chaudhary
      Petition Organizer

      http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/left-right-centre/should-divorced-women-get-a-share-of-ex-husband-s-property-acquired-before-marriage/273113
      Should divorced women get a share of ex-husband's property acquired before marriage?

      The controversial Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill was today referred to a Group of Ministers after differences cropped up in the Cabinet over clauses dealing with a woman's right to marital property in case of divorce.

      Should divorced women get a share of ex-husband's property acquired before marriage?

      The controversial Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill was today referred to a Group of Ministers after differences cropped up in the Cabinet over clauses dealing with a woman's right to marital property in case of divorce.

    17. Reached 250 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

      • 5 months ago

      It is in violation to our Fundamental Rights and in todays senario if a women wants to be treated equally then this old concept of maintenance has to change.

      Second of all this bill will be used as a weapon by masses. simple example is as the change in criminal law came their was a steep rise in false cases against males.

      Our judiciary is capable enough to pass Correct judgments/ Orders based on the facts, but this would be a blow to the rights and equality that's enshrined in our constitution.

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      • 5 months ago

      Well this surely is not the way to empower women. Stupid politicians and their stupid ways!!

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      • 5 months ago

      Because I am married and have parents who worked hard to earn what they have today

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    • Mahesh Yadav INDIA
      • 5 months ago

      Because idiots are ruling this country making absurd laws.

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      • 5 months ago

      This is a ghastly mistake, and a classic over-correction done by the lawmakers. This will lead to social injustices against men (most commonly middle class men), while not benefiting the women who actually deserve it by even one bit!

      This is a very unthoughtful and regressive step!

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