Wife refuses to apply vermilion and wear bangle, HC allows divorce on husband's appeal

Wife refuses to apply vermilion and wear bangle, HC allows divorce on husband's appeal

Guwahati. The Guwahati High Court allowed a man to get a divorce from his wife for refusing to wear a 'sindoor' and wearing a 'bangle' . The court approved the divorce on the grounds that a Hindu woman's refusal to obey these customs meant she refused to accept marriage. Hearing the husband's plea, a division bench of Chief Justice Ajay Lamba and Justice Soumitra Saikia rejected the order of a family court which had not allowed the husband to divorce on the grounds that the wife had committed any cruelty to him. Did not. The person challenged the decision of the family court in the High Court. 

The High Court said in its judgment on June 19, "Refusal to wear a bangle and apply vermilion will show her (wife) unmarried or show that she does not accept this marriage with the plaintiff's (husband)." The defendant's attitude points to the fact that she does not accept married life with the plaintiff (husband). "The couple were married on February 17, 2012, but soon the feud between the two began Had gone, because the woman did not want to be with her husband's family members. As a result, both were living separately since June 30, 2013. 

The bench said that the woman had lodged a complaint against her husband and her family members alleging harassment but the allegation proved to be baseless. The court said in its order, "These activities of filing baseless criminal cases against the husband or his family members have been termed as cruelty by the Supreme Court." The judges said that the family court completely ignored the fact Did that the woman prevented her husband from discharging his obligations to his old mother. "Such evidence is sufficient to prove cruelty," the order said.