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court order! Not only the wife, but also the husband can demand maintenance.

According to the constitution, the scope of alimony cannot be limited without enforcing a decree of divorce between the husband and wife. Both needy spouses can demand permanent alimony for their alimony.

There are many such laws in the Indian Constitution, about which people are often not aware. Such is the law of alimony. Although we know that after divorce, women can ask for maintenance from their husbands, but do you know that husband also has this right. If you are divorced and have no source of income, you can go to court and seek maintenance from your wife. This information was given by the Bombay High Court during a recent decision.How to establish how much alimony you should receive in case of divorce?

What is the whole matter?
The man and the woman involved in the case were actually married on April 17, 1992. Later, after complaining of assault, the wife got divorced. Thereafter, the husband filed a petition in the lower court demanding permanent maintenance of Rs 15,000 per month from his wife. In which the husband argued that he does not have any source of income while the wife is MA, BEd and works in school.

The husband has written in his application that he was managing the house while his wife was preparing for the degree and going to work and all the allegations made by his wife were false.

The husband said that he is unemployed, has no movable or immovable property and has no source of income. If he is in poor health, he cannot do any work for his livelihood.

The wife objected to the petition and told the court that her husband runs a grocery store and earns money by renting an auto rickshaw.The maintenance given must be fair and reasonable;  The purpose of alimony is not to punish another partner: SC [Read Judgment] ,

Let us tell you, in the year 2015, the Nanded court had approved their divorce. The court had ordered the school principal to deduct Rs 5,000 from the woman’s salary for non-payment of maintenance since August 2017.

However, the wife argued that they had been married for 23 years and since the marriage had ended after a divorce decree in 2015, the husband could no longer get monthly maintenance. On this, Justice Bharti Dangre rejected the argument of his wife. After which Justice Bharti Dangre rejected the wife’s argument and asked the husband to pay maintenance.

What does the Indian Constitution say?
Let us tell you, Article 25 of the 1955 Act states that the area of ​​alimony cannot be limited without the enforcement of a decree of divorce between the husband and wife. Both needy spouses can demand permanent alimony for their alimony.

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