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Refusing to make tea for husband is not grave and sudden provocation: High Court upholds conviction of man, laments skewed patriarchy

The Bombay High Court recently comprising of a single-judge bench of Justice Revati Mohite Dere while upholding the conviction of a man for culpable homicide not amounting to murder ruled Wife’s refusal to make tea for her husband will not amount to grave and sudden provocation. (Santosh Mahadev Atkar v. The State of Maharashtra).