“The object of Section 125 CrPC is Social Justice and also to ensure the dignity of individual as enshrined in the preamble of the Constitution of India.”
In the case at hand, the husband’s contradictory statements about his employment and dependency on others for income created doubt about his actual income, led to affirmation of maintenance order.
“The Court stated that it is pained to note that in such acrimonious proceedings, the parents tend to make their children their pawns, thereby sidelining their children's happiness in order to vindicate themselves.”
The object of maintenance proceeding would be that one party having no sufficient means to satisfy his/her daily needs and has no source of income to procure bread and other needs which are necessary to maintain one's life, if the same is to award after 10 years of the prayer then the very purpose would be frustrated and defeated.
“The attempt should be to assimilate the required details and reach the correct conclusion at the earliest, rather than mulling over mundane objections.”
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