A single-judge bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court while pursuing the petition, found that petitioner had filed a petition under Section 9 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 for Restitution of Conjugal Rights.
A single-judge bench of Allahabad High Court while hearing a petition filed by Garima Tripathi said that in matrimonial cases, convenience of the wife is the dominating factor for justifying transfer of a matter.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today dismissed a divorce petition filed by a couple for the waiver for six months period necessary for their divorce with mutual consent under Section 13-B of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (The Act) citing irreconcilable differences. The marriage was not consummated and the couple is living separately from the very third day of their marriage.
The Allahabad High Court has recently upheld the order of the Family Court and rejected the petition of the man, directing him to pay Rs 3000 monthly interim maintenance to the wife till the divorce petition is pending.
The petitioner said the dismissal order passed solely on account of him having maintained a live-in relationship outside marria ge deserves to be set aside as the punishment is too harsh and he should be given the benefit of Supreme Court order on a similar case
The petitioner relied on the said application that marriage of the parties was solemnised according to Hindu rites and ceremonies, hence divorce to be granted according to the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.
An application has been filed in Supreme Court, opposing the PIL filed by BJP leader and Supreme Court advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay for uniformity in personal laws regulating divorce, maintenance and alimony for citizens of India.