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Martyrs of Marriage

Misuse of IPC 498A

Martyrs of Marriage is a feature length documentary film Directed & Produced by Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj. It documents injustice that has been perpetrated on people because of misuse of section 498A of Indian Penal Code commonly known as the Anti Dowry law in India.

The film was shot between 2012-2015 & released in 2016. It was screened across more than 26 cities in India and abroad including Dubai, Australia & UK. The film has been screened in Judicial Academies in India for sensitization of Judicial and Police Officers. It got a global release on NETFLIX in March 2018 & streamed on the platform for two years.


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