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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The Bombay High Court observed recently that filing false criminal complaints amounted to cruelty under Hindu Marriage Act and granted divorce to a man accused by wife of dowry harassment.
A child can never be illegitimate as his relationship with his mother and father is independent of legal validity of the relationship.
The Bombay High Court on Monday held that the Hindu Marriage Act,1955 can apply to Hindu couples who have previously lived together in Jammu and Kashmir and have now separated.