Manpreet Singh Bhatia vs Sumita Bhatia on 20 October, 2016

2. Learned Senior Counsel for the appellant did not challenge the
impugned order insofar `25,000/- per month has been directed to be paid to
the respondent for the education and maintenance of Baby Sohana who is
currently a hostler in a renowned school in Lonavala. Challenge was to
`25,000/- per month directed to be paid to the wife for her maintenance, but

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added that he may be able to meet his daughter, whom he has not met for
last three years.
3. The object behind Section 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 is to
provide for maintenance, pendente-lite, to a spouse in matrimonial
proceedings so that during the pendency of the proceedings the spouse can
maintain herself/himself and also have sufficient funds to carry on the
litigation so that the spouse does not unduly suffer in the conduct of the
case for want of funds.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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