The Sc Order On Sec 498A Addresses The Needs Of ‘Guys’S Rights’ Activists

The SC order, Bhardwaj argued, is robust enough to factor in these concerns.
“With the formation of the family welfare committees, corruption at the mediation level will go down.
Among a slew of orders issued by it, the bench has asked for one or more family welfare committees to be set up in each district in every state.
Further, those who join the welfare committees may bring in their own biases that may be inimical to any fair hearing of the cases.
The flip side of Section 498A, however, is its alleged misuse, where, as the bench of Justices AK Goel and UU Lalit noted in the current SC order, women invoke it to harass and intimidate their husbands and/or in-laws.

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