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President-498A Advisory



Your Request/Grievance is Registered Successfully!!


Your Request/Grievance Registration Number is : PRSEC/E/2010/11365


Registration Number : PRSEC/E/2010/11365
Name : Shri P SURESH
Date of Receipt : 21 Jul 2010
Current Status : The petition is transferred
Date of Transfer : 26 Jul 2010
Ministry/Department : Ministry of Home Affairs
Officer’s Name : Shri. K.C. Jain
Designation : Joint Secretary (Coord. & PG)
Address : Room No. 9,
    North Block,
    New Delhi
Telephone No. : 23092392
E Mail : jscpg-mha.nic.in


Dear Sir,

Taking acknowledgement of the rampant misuse of the 498A IPC, Union Ministry of Home Affairs had issued an Advisory to all the state governments and UTs, dated 20-October-2009 vide no 3/5/2008-Judl Cell.

Acting on the said Advisory of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs only the Maharashtra Government has issued a state level circular.

Main highlights of the circular issued by the Maharashtra Government are below.

Police should not arrest the accused without a warrant.

Police should conduct a preliminary inquiry before filing a First Information Report (FIR)

Police told to first verify the complaint before registering it

National Family Harmony Society is requesting for a similar circular for the Karnataka Police from the Government of Karnataka so that heavy misuse of the 498A IPC can be curbed and innocent husbands and his family members who are being implicated in the false cases can get some respite and relief. Till date there is no circular issued from the Government of Karnataka. The state police is not obliged to follow a central Advisory, thus defeating the very purpose of the MHA advisory.

In this regard we National Family Harmony Society yourself to kindly direct the Government of Karnataka to issue a circular for the Karnataka Police.

P Suresh, President,


National Family Harmony Society

About National Family Harmony Society: National Family Harmony Society NFHS is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) promoting the cause of family harmony and gender equality. It is registered under The Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960 and is based in Bangalore. We have branches in more than 16 states and in abroad too. We have approximately 14500 members all over India. To know more about us please visit http://www.family-harmony.org / http://www.498a.org.in.

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