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Same gotra and same village marriages are ruining the social fabric in Haryana, said BJP member of Parliament from Bhiwani-Mahendragarh constituency Dharambir Singh.(HT File)

MP hopes to get khaps power to rule on ‘same gotra’ marriages

By Hardik Anand | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 12:05 AM IST
Same gotra and same village marriages have been opposed in Haryana for long by khap panchayats and other such social and traditional bodies.
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According to the police, Nisha’s family filed a kidnapping case against Singh, which was later quashed.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
According to the police, Nisha’s family filed a kidnapping case against Singh, which was later quashed.(AFP FILE PHOTO)

For marrying within gotra, man beaten up by wife’s brothers in Delhi

By Shiv Sunny | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 07:51 AM IST
Bobby Singh, who said he represented India, suffered a gunshot wound to his right elbow and multiple injuries to his body. He was taken to hospital where his condition was reported to be stable.
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Minor tribal couple found hanging after denied marriage due to same gotra

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur, Jamshedpur
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 08:27 AM IST
They appeared to have taken this step after their families allegedly refused to let them marry, as they belonged to the same gotra (lineage), added the police.
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Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses a public meeting(PTI)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses a public meeting(PTI)

Mocking his Italian lineage, BJP coins new ‘gotra’ for Congress chief Rahul Gandhi

By Press Trust of India | Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 09:07 AM IST
A priest at Pushkar lake in Rajasthan recently said Gandhi gave out his gotra during a ritual as “Dattatreya”, who are Kashmiri Brahmins
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Union textile minister Smriti Irani.(HT File Photo)
Union textile minister Smriti Irani.(HT File Photo)

In battle for Amethi, ‘gotra’ politics plays out on social media

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2018 09:09 AM IST
The social media was abuzz after a priest revealed Gandhi’s ‘gotra’ and declared that he was a Kashmiri Brahmin during his (Gandhi’s) visit to a temple in Pushkar. And now, union minister for textiles Smriti Irani’s ‘gotra’ too has become a point of discussion in cyber space.
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A priest at the Pushkar lake in Rajasthan, who presided over the puja offered by Rahul Gandhi on Monday, claimed that the Congress president’s gotra was ‘Dattatreya’ and he is a Kashmiri Brahmin.(HT Photo)
A priest at the Pushkar lake in Rajasthan, who presided over the puja offered by Rahul Gandhi on Monday, claimed that the Congress president’s gotra was ‘Dattatreya’ and he is a Kashmiri Brahmin.(HT Photo)

Rahul Gandhi’s gotra is ‘Dattatreya’, he is Kashmiri Brahmin, says priest

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2018 10:35 AM IST
Dinanath Kaul, the priest, told reporters,“His gotra is ‘Dattatreya’ and he is a Kashmiri Brahmin. Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi, Maneka Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi have come and offered prayers at the ghat and it is recorded with us.”
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Khap leaders are standing their ground, saying they cannot allow weddings within same gotras or villages.(HT PHOTO)
Khap leaders are standing their ground, saying they cannot allow weddings within same gotras or villages.(HT PHOTO)

Khaps oppose SC ruling, say can’t allow marriages in same ‘gotra’

By S Raju | Hindustan Times, Meerut, Meerut
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 04:31 PM IST
Khap leaders said they would hold a panchayat to discuss the issue find out a way to deal with the situation.
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