Plea Challenging Restitution Of Conjugal Rights says Women Treated As Chattel.

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The provisions dealing with restitution of conjugal rights in effect treat women as ‘chattel’, the petitioners argue. The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of centre to a plea challenging the power conferred by the Hindu Marriage Act on courts to direct the restitution of conjugal rights of an estranged couple. The petitioners also… Read more »

Three Judge Bench To Hear Plea Challenging Restitution Of Conjugal Rights Under Hindu Marriage Act .

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a three-judge bench a plea challenging the power conferred by the Hindu Marriage Act on courts to direct the restitution of conjugal rights of an estranged couple. The petitioners also challenged the identical provision in section 22 of the Special Marriage Act and Rules 32 and 33 of… Read more »