Social activists in India want a separate law to deal with ‘honor killing’. Political parties generally avoid these type of issues because the khap (clan) issue was a sensitive one and a part of the deep social, religious sentiments and folk culture.practice of honor killing is rampant in Haryna, Outskirts of Delhi, Western Uttar Pradesh and Punjab and some parts of Islamic countries honor killing is a major problem.According to experts, Khap panchayat is a medieval institution where people were divided into regularly try to settle disputes among its members. Khap panchayat are dead against same-gotra (clan) when boys and girls of same caste fell in love or married each other, family members of the girl killed the girl or her ‘love interest’ or both of them for the sake of the ‘honor’ of the family.
An honor killing is the murder of a person accused of ‘bringing shame’ on his-her family by refusing to enter into a marriage, committing adultery or being in a relationship disapproved by the
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