Delhi High Court: Humiliating husband’s family is cruelty, rejects wife’s petition against divorce – Humiliating husband’s family is cruelty

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The Delhi High Court has upheld a couple’s marriage dissolution on cruelty grounds, saying repeated use of abusive words by the woman against the husband and his family amounts to cruelty. The court said every person has the right to live with dignity and no one can be expected to live with continued mistreatment.

A branch bench of Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva and Justice Vikas Mahajan upheld the decision of the Family Court. The family court had ruled that the woman subjected her husband to cruelty for mistreating the man and his parents. The court rejected the wife’s appeal and challenged the order of the family court, which issued a divorce decree permitting the husband’s plea of ​​cruelty under section 13(1) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1956. dissolution.

The court noted that the behavior of the plaintiff’s wife in the present case, which has been established in the file, is that the defendant-husband regularly suffers mental anguish, pain, anger and pain due to the wife’s behavior. and continuous basis This is cruelty.

The bank expressed satisfaction that the woman’s conduct amounted to cruelty under section 13(1)(ia) of the Hindu Marriage Act. In the result we find no weakness in allowing the petition and granting divorce on the grounds of cruelty. We therefore do not see the merits of the appeal and the appeal is rejected.

The court repeated the woman’s words that I am the superintendent of the education department, your family is not our level. Your dad is a two cent cop, he can’t hurt me, my dad has access to the ministry. I don’t spend as much as your meds. I can’t see, I’m talking, there’s a respiratory disease, not paralysis, who can’t take medicine on their own. The court said these words fall under the category of cruelty.

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