May 27, 2010

Public Intrest Litigation – PIL in Karnatak High Court regarding misuse of multiple provisions of maintenence to wives

Filed under: PIL_and_WRIT — Fighting Legal Terror @ 11:04 am


W.P. No.9186/2010(PIL)


P.Suresh and another                                           . . . . Petitioners


Union of India and others                                              . . . . Respondents



          The petitioner’s society is registered under Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960 (Karnataka Act No.17 of 1960). The aims and objectives of the society are to promote family harmony in society and to create awareness for gender equal society. The petitioner’s society is mainly fighting against the women who are misusing the laws which made for the needy women.

          The petitioner’s society has launched its branch in Bangalore in the year 2005 but registered the same in the year 2009. Petitioner’s society has conducted candle march to protest against women centric laws which are being misused by the women. Petitioner’s society has given several press conferences wherein it has been clearly stated that they are fighting against the misuse of law.

          The present petition is filed to give appropriate directions to the central governments to take appropriate steps to mandate law commission to study how the maintenance laws can be simplified and to put an end to multiple maintenance practice.

Bangalore                                                             Party-in-person



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