Citizenship Rights of Women in Jammu and Kashmir

  title={Citizenship Rights of Women in Jammu and Kashmir},
  author={Jasbir Sarjit Singh and Anupama Vohra},
  journal={Indian Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={157 - 171}
  • J. Singh, A. Vohra
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Sociology
  • Indian Journal of Gender Studies
The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly passed by voice vote the Permanent Residents (Disqualification) Bill, 2004, commonly known as the Daughters’ Bill, on 5 March 2004. The Bill seeks to deprive daughters of permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir of their permanent resident status, and the rights and privileges associated with it, if they choose to marry persons who are not state subjects. Through an examination of the trajectory of the Bill, and the legal and judicial discourses…