The Court rejected husband's challenge to maintenance order stating that ailment of diabetes is manageable due to modern medical advancements.
The phraseology “right to sue survive” used under Order 22 Rule 1 means right to seek relief. The general rule is that cause of action whatsoever existing in favour or against a person at the time of his death survives to or against his legal representatives.
The High Court was bewildered that such a flawed rationale was applied to deny relief to an estranged couple.
Born on 10-02-1962 in Hisar, Justice Surya Kant, has the distinction to be appointed as the youngest Advocate General of Haryana. Before being elevated as a Supreme Court Judge, Justice Surya Kant served as a Judge in the Punjab and Haryana High Court and as Chief Justice of Himanchal Pradesh High Court.
Interviewed by Saman Rahman
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