Organisations working for men’s rights have raised a call for Dilli Chalo (march to Delhi) on August 18, 2012 to protest the amendments in the Marriage Bill which legally recognise a wife’s right to property acquired by her spouse during their marriage.

Save Indian Family Foundation president Rajesh Vakharia on Tuesday said although the government is projecting the Marriage Amendment Bill, 2010 as a “short cut to divorce”, in realty the divorce will become expensive for men.

“In the event of divorce, men facing abusive marriage would have to part with their property, made from hard earned money,” he said.

The men’s rights group are demanding roll back of the amendments made in the Marriage bill and seek an open debate on it before the society.

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