[Cut To The Chase] Husband's Right To Maintenance: A Reality?

  • Sanya Talwar
  • 04:04 PM, 05 Apr 2022

Recently, the Bombay High Court (Bhagyashri Vs. Jagdish) upheld a lower court order whereby a husband had been held entitled to interim maintenance to be paid by his wife during pendency of the proceedings under Section 25 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (the Act). Sanya Talwar, the Editor at Lawbeat, speaks to Deepika Narayan Bhardwaj & Shonee Kapoor to understand implications of this judgment, the law on maintenance as it stands today as well as the realities on the ground.