A person and two girls, together with his first spouse, have determined to dwell peacefully in two separate homes by dividing three days every of per week between them and in addition with the freedom to the person to spend the seventh day with the girl of his selection, mentioned a lawyer related to the household court docket in Gwalior metropolis.
However, counsellor and advocate Harish Diwan termed the “settlement” between them unlawful as per Hindu legislation.
The story of the 2 girls and a person, who’s an engineer, got here to mild when the person once more entered into wedlock with a feminine colleague in Gurugram after he left his spouse in Gwalior throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Harish Diwan mentioned.
His first marriage passed off in 2018 to a Gwalior-based lady they usually lived collectively for 2 years. During COVID, he despatched his spouse to her dad and mom’ residence and went again to Gurugram, he mentioned.
When he didn’t return until 2020 to take her legally wedded spouse, she grew suspicious and went to his Gurugram workplace. She learnt that he had married a colleague and a woman was additionally born throughout the interval, Harish Diwan mentioned.
The lady fought with the person publicly and protested within the workplace over his second marriage. She then approached a household court docket in Gwalior for justice, he mentioned.
Later, her husband was summoned to Gwalior. Despite makes an attempt to counsel him, the person refused to depart the second lady, Harish Diwan mentioned.
His spouse in addition to the second lady have been counselled however they weren’t prepared to grasp, he mentioned.
Later, the trio entered into an settlement in response to which the person will spend three days of per week together with his spouse and one other three with the girl he allegedly married, with the freedom to dwell with the girl of his selection on Sunday, Diwan mentioned.
He supplied a flat every to his spouse in addition to the opposite lady in Gurugram and in addition agreed to share his wage equally with them as per their settlement, Harish Diwan mentioned.
When requested whether or not this settlement has any authorized sanctity, Harish Diwan mentioned, “This settlement was completed between three of them with mutual consent. Neither the household court docket nor the councillor has any function in it.” “In truth, the three have been categorically advised that they’re Hindu and as per Hindu legislation, this settlement between them is against the law. As per the legislation, a Hindu man can not marry one other lady till he divorced his first spouse in a authorized method, however they determined to go forward with their pact,” Harish Diwan added.
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