Kerala; Inter-religious couple faces ostracisation

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Feb 28, 2018, 6:24 am IST
Updated Feb 28, 2018, 6:24 am IST
Subhisha P., a Hindu girl and Abin Joseph, a Christian, had got married eight years ago.
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KOZHIKODE: An inter-religious couple from Agasthyamoozhi in rural part of the district alleged that they were not allowed to visit the native place of the woman as she had married out of her religion.  Subhisha P., a Hindu girl and Abin Joseph, a Christian, had got married eight years ago. They are both in freelance advertising.  While on a visit to the native place of Subhisha’s mother they stopped at ‘Sanketham’, a scenic beauty spot on the  Chathamangalam- Vellalassery road.

Then two men came on another bike and stopped them by crossing their vehicle. They were threatened to leave the place and not to visit again. Ms Subhisha said that she was not allowed to go near her parents’ house in Manassery and when they complained to Kunnamangalam police, the complaint was not taken seriously and an acknowledgement receipt is yet to be given.

 

When the she and her husband, both of them doing freelance advertising, was visiting ‘Sanketham’, a scenic beauty spot on the road on their bike, two men came on another bike and stopped them, by crossing their vehicle. They were even threatened to leave the place and not to visit again. Ms Subhisha said that she was not allowed to even go near her parents’ house in Manassery and when they complained to Kunnamangalam police, the complaint was not taken seriously and an acknowledgement receipt of the complaint is yet to be given.

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Location: India, Kerala




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