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Court orders wife to pay Rs 1,000 monthly maintenance allowance to husband

A family court in Muzaffarnagar has ordered a woman, who is a government pensioner, to pay a monthly maintenance allowance to her husband, following a petition filed by the latter in this regard.

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Muzaffarnagar Published on: October 22, 2020 16:16 IST
Court orders wife to pay Rs 1,000 monthly maintenance allowance to husband
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Court orders wife to pay Rs 1,000 monthly maintenance allowance to husband

A family court in Muzaffarnagar has ordered a woman, who is a government pensioner, to pay a monthly maintenance allowance to her husband, following a petition filed by the latter in this regard.

The woman and the husband have been living separately for many years. The man had filed a petition in 2013 under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, seeking maintenance allowance from his wife.

The judge of the Family Court on Wednesday allowed the petition of the complainant and ordered the woman to pay Rs 1,000 per month to her husband as maintenance allowance since she was a retired government servant and getting Rs 12,000 pension per month.

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