The 1955 Hindu Marriage Act provides for a statutory cooling period of six months between the first and the last motion for seeking divorce by mutual consent to explore the possibility of settlement and cohabitation.
The HC noted that the parties in the present case are Indian nationals, are Hindus by birth, were married as per Hindu Vedic Rights and were governed in the matter of marriage and divorce by the provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act-1955.
Couple got married in 1993 and the petition for divorce was filed by the husband on May 15, 1996.
The couple got married on April 15, 1999 according to Hindu Vedic rites.
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The state is notorious for honour killing of young men and women who dare to marry outside their caste.
The wife sought her marriage’s restitution, claiming the man was impotent and, therefore, could not consummate the marriage.
The woman had moved the court in 2011 stating that her marriage on January 13,1999 as per Hindu rituals was null as her husband was a Christian.
Her lawyer said that under the Hindu Marriage Act,the marriage can be performed only between two Hindus.
For the quick and economical disposal of cases,the fifth Lok Adalat was held on Saturday at the District Court Complex in Chandigarh.
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A meeting of Sarvkhap Panchayat in Rohtak discussed honour killing cases.
The Rajya Sabha Monday passed a Bill to make divorce women-friendly,entailing the wife to a share in the husbands immovable property.
A total of 5,400 cases were disposed of in a Lok Adalat held on Saturday in the Chandigarh District Courts,Sector 43.
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