1. By way of the present appeal, the Appellant-wife has impugned the
judgment dated 22nd February, 2020 (hereinafter referred to as the
‘Impugned Judgment’) passed by the learned Principal Judge, Family
Courts, South-East District, Saket Courts, New Delhi whereby the Court,
while rejecting the relief sought under Section 12(1)(a) and (c), has allowed
the petition of the respondent by granting divorce under Section 13(1)(ia), of
the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (hereinafter referred to as the ‘HMA’).
2. The brief background of the case is that the marriage between the parties
was solemnized on 24th June, 2012 at Delhi as per the Hindu rites and
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ceremonies. At the time of solemnization of the marriage, the Respondent
husband’s marital status was that of a divorcee and Appellant wife was a
bachelorette. After the marriage parties lived together in Singapore from 1st
July, 2012 till 26th August, 2012. The marriage was also registered in Delhi
on 31st August, 2012.
Source: Indian Kanoon