Marriage

You Can’t Divorce Your Wife If She’s Terminally Sick, Says Indian Supreme Court

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In a decision that can protect girls in need of medical care, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a husband can’t be permitted to separate from his wife if she’s terminally ill.

As stated by the apex court judgment, the few can’t be granted a divorce under mutual approval if the lady partner is terminally ill.

The Supreme Court bench headed by MY Eqbal stated that the request for divorce could be approved only when the spouse has regained.

While passing the conclusion, the court proposed couples stick with their own wives in their hard times like in Hinduism, a spouse believes her spouse as God.

The court asserted the divorce after it had been advised that the spouse was afflicted by the progress phase of cancer and wanted immediate medical attention by the best cancer doctor in India.

 

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The spouse needed, nevertheless, before given her approval for divorce after her husband consented to pay Rs 12.5 lakh as alimony for her.

“Sacred marriage is a sacred and holy union of wife and husband by virtue where the spouse is totally transplanted from the family of her husband also carries a fresh arrival. It’s a combo of bone and flesh. To a Hindu wife, her husband has been her God and her own life becomes one of their selfless support and deep dedication for her husband. She shares the life and love, but also the joys and sorrows, the issues and tribulation of her spouse and becomes an essential component of her husband’s lifestyle and actions” the seat said, according to The Times of India.

“It’s evident that your spouse needs an adequate sum of money for the treatment of breast cancer. Consequently, it cannot be ruled out in order to save her own life by obtaining cash, she consented for a settlement of dissolution of marriage,” it stated.

The court ordered the husband to offer Rs 5 lakh for his spouse for her therapy and also agreed to reevaluate the divorce after she recovers from sickness.