SC: Legal recourse by wife to protect her rights is not cruelty on husband

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 21st August 2019, in the matter of Ravinder Kaur v. Manjeet Singh (Dead) Through Lrs. observed that adoption of legal course by wife, in accordance with law, to protect her rights cannot in any event be considered as inflicting cruelty on husband.

The Hon’ble Supreme Court observed that:

Adoption of legal course by wife, in accordance with law, to protect her rights cannot in any event be considered as inflicting cruelty on husband. (This inference has been drawn on the basis of Para 9)  

Irretrievable breakdown of marriage by itself is not a ground provided under the statute for seeking dissolution of marriage. (Para 10)

Copy of judgement:Judgement_21-Aug-2019

-Adv. Tushar Kaushik

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