Kerala High Court slams State for citing patriarchal notions to deny father's Freedom Fighters Pension to daughter

The Court said that the State's decision smacked of archaic patriarchal notions since it was based on the ground that two of her brothers were in a position to take care of her.
Justice Devan Ramachandran and Kerala HC
Justice Devan Ramachandran and Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court recently came down heavily on the State government for denying Freedom Fighters' Pension to a divorced daughter of a freedom fighter [Neena T v State of Kerala].

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