The Muzaffarnagar Family Court in Uttar Pradesh has ordered a wife to give her husband monthly maintenance of Rs 2,000. The husband is a tea seller, in dire straits, while the wife is a retired worker of the Army.
The Bombay High Court has held Wife is entitled to maintenance from Husband even if she carries on the business and earn some income out of the said business while disposing of the application challenging the quantum of maintenance granted by the family judge.
The erstwhile Municipal Corporation of Delhi, prior to its trifurcation, hired the respondents on a contractual basis. The respondents raised an industrial dispute for their regularisation and of which reference was made.