A wife from a void marriage cannot claim maintenance under Section 125 of the Criminal Procedure Code but a wife from a voidable marriage can claim it.

Voidable Marriage under Hindu Marriage Law

Last updated on May 26, 2022

A Hindu marriage becomes voidable in the following situations:

  • One of the spouses is impotent.
  • If the conditions for marriage have not been fulfilled. Before 1978, a guardian had to give consent on behalf of the child getting married. The reason this practice was not followed after 1978 is due to the implementation of the Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Act, 1978.
  • At the time of marriage, the woman was pregnant by some person other than the spouse.
  • In cases where the consent was obtained by fraud or force.

If one of these conditions are fulfilled, you can go to Court to annul your marriage.

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Ashu

April 25, 2024

Farrukhabad ke pass ak kaimganj kasbe me ak nabalik ladki ki shadi ki ja rahi hai ladki 18 se kam ki hai or ladka 24 ka hai ladki ko mar pit kar uski jabran Sadi Kara rahe hai uske bhai or pita per sakt karyabahi ki jaye dhanyawad

Alka Manral

May 23, 2024

Koi bhi vyakti, jisme bachcha shaamil hai, bacche ki shaadi ke maamle mein shikayat darj karne ka adhikar rakhta hai, chahe shaadi ho chuki ho ya nahi. Shikayat shaadi se pehle ya shaadi ke baad, kisi bhi samay darj ki ja sakti hai. Vibhinn authorities se shikayat darj karne ka tareeka hai:
1. 1098 ko dial karna, jo Childline India Foundation dwara chalayi jaati hai, jo bacchon ke adhikar aur suraksha ke liye kaam karti hai.
2. Police se sampark karne ke liye emergency number 100 ko call karna, jahan chal rahe ya hone wali bacchon ki shaadi ke baare mein report kar sakte hain. Ya FIR darj karne ke liye Police Station bhi ja sakte hain.
3. Sthaniya Child Marriage Prohibition Officer se sampark karke, jo bachchon ki shaadi ke khilaf turant karvai karega.
4. Sthaniya Child Welfare Committee se sampark karke, jo naujawan nyay ke kanoon ke tahat sthapit hai, maamle ka samadhan karne ke liye. Jaise, Delhi mein, jile ke adhaarit samitiyon se sampark kiya ja sakta hai.
5. Seedha Judicial Magistrate (First Class) ya Metropolitan Magistrate ke paas shikayat darj karne, jo Police ya Child Marriage Prohibition Officer ko zaroori karvai ke liye nirdeshit karenge.
NGO ko sampark karen (Baccha Bachao Aandolan): Call 1800-102-7222: Anyone can call at our helpline 24×7, reporting any form of abuse against children
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