Allahabad High Court (File photo)
On the plea of Shaista alias Sangeeta of Bijnor, Allahabad High Court (Allahabad) said that no one, including family, has the right to interfere unnecessarily in the married life of adult people. Family members can end social relations if they want. There is no right to interfere in the life of son or daughter or to beat and threaten them.
Husband directed to get FD of Rs 3 lakh before 8 February
Actually, the court has given this decision because of the amount of meher in the Nikahnama. Along with this, the court has also commented that it is necessary for the husband to convert religiously and get financial guarantee to the woman who is resentful of the family. The court has directed the husband to produce an original copy of the FD before February 8 and present it in the court. The next hearing of the case will be on 8 February. The case was heard in a single bench of Justice Salil Srivastava.
Shaista alias Sangeeta of Bijnori reached HC seeking securityHearing the matter of Bijnor’s Sangeeta, the court has given the verdict. In order to marry a Muslim youth, Sangeeta changed her religion and named it Shaista Parveen. Shaista alias Sangeeta’s family were angry with this marriage. After being beaten up by family members, Sangeeta had filed an application for protection in the High Court for protection.
Family ties should end their social relations but there is no right to assault and bully
The court directed the SP of Bijnor for security. Apart from security and FD, the court also made very important remarks. The court said that no one, including family, has the right to interfere unnecessarily in the married life of adults. Family members can end social relations if they want. There is no right to interfere in the life of son and daughter or to beat and threaten them. The practice of harassing for mere appearance is like a blot on the nation and society, adults have the right to live with the young man and girl of their choice.