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IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
CR No.2739 of 2018
Date of decision : 27.04.2018
Dalbir Singh Nijjar …Petitioner
Navneet Kaur and others …Respondents
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ANIL KSHETARPAL
Present: Mr. Rajiv Joshi, Advocate for the petitioner.
ANIL KSHETARPAL, J. (ORAL)
The husband-petitioner is in the revision petition against the
order dated 17.01.2018 directing him to pay the maintenance pendente lite
at `30,000/- per month after noticing that the parties have sufficient
resources at their command and belong to the upper middle class family.
The Court has noticed that the husband-petitioner is running two business,
one under the name and style of D D Estates and second, a music
company under the name and style of DH One Records.
Although, the petitioner has submitted that the aforesaid
businesses have failed however, no evidence in support thereof was filed.
Learned counsel for the petitioner has vehemently argued that the wife is
also running a Boutique and a Chemist Shop. Learned counsel has also
drawn the attention of the Court to the Income Tax record of the wife
showing the income of `3,30,700/-. The application was filed by the wife
and two minor sons.
As per the learned counsel for the petitioner, Danish Singh has
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already left India and is settled in abroad.
Be that as it may, this Court has noticed that second son of the
parties is suffering from Type I Diabetes Mellitus and approximately
`6,000/- per month is being spent on the treatment. Second son Murad
Nijjar is also studying in a good school. The wife is stated to be living in a
Keeping in view the aforesaid facts, the Court has fixed the
maintenance pendente lite at `30,000/- per month.
Learned counsel for the petitioner in last has submitted that the
petitioner is also paying `7,000/- as maintenance under the order of the
Court fixing the maintenance in the proceedings under Section 125 Cr.P.C.
He submits that such amount ought to have been adjusted while fixing the
maintenance pendente lite.
It is well settled that unless there is order to the contrary,
maintenance fixed in various proceedings have to be adjusted. In this case,
there is no order to the contrary.
Taking into consideration the aforesaid facts, the revision
petition is dismissed with the observations that the maintenance fixed under
Section 125 Cr.P.C. shall be adjusted while paying maintenance pendente
lite as ordered by the Court.
27.04.2018 (ANIL KSHETARPAL)
Whether speaking/reasoned:- Yes/No
Whether reportable:- Yes/No
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