IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
TA No.459 of 2018
Date of decision: 16.10.2018
Neha Sharma .. Petitioner
Tarun Sharma .. Respondent
Coram: Hon’ble Mr. Justice Harinder Singh Sidhu
Present:- Mr. Abhimanyu Batra, Advocate
for the petitioner.
Mr. Ram Karan Agnihotri, Advocate
for the respondent.
Harinder Singh Sidhu, J.
The petitioner-wife has filed this petition under Section 24 of
the Code of Civil Procedure for transferring the petition under Section 13
of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 titled as “Tarun Sharma Vs. Neha Sharma”
filed by the respondent-husband, pending in the Court of Ld. District Judge,
Jhajjar to a Court of competent jurisdiction at Gurugram.
The marriage of the petitioner was solemnized with the
respondent on 12.12.2015. There is no child from the marriage. It is the
case of the petitioner that soon after the marriage she was thrown out from
the matrimonial home for not bringing the sufficient dowry. Since then the
petitioner is residing with her parents at Gurugram. The petitioner has filed
the following cases, which are pending at Gurugram:-
(i) Petition u/s 125 Cr.P.C. titled as Neha Sharma Vs. Tarun
Sharma for grant of maintenance to the petitioner pending at
(ii) Complaint under the Protection of Women from Domestic
Violence Act, 2005 pending at District Gurugram.
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(iii) FIR No.200 of 2016 u/s 406 and 498A of IPC pending
before Ld. J.M.I.C. Gurugram.
The respondent has filed the petition under Section 13 of the
Hindu Marriage Act, at Jhajjar.
It is stated that the petitioner has no independent source of
income. She is wholly dependent on her parents. It is very difficult for her
to attend the Court proceedings at Jhajjar, which is at a distance of 45 Kms.
from Gurugram. On the other hand, if the petition under Section 13 filed by
the respondent is transferred to Gurugram, the respondent would not suffer
any inconvenience, inasmuch as he is also appearing in three cases at
Considering the aforesaid facts and circumstances, this petition
The petition under Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
titled as “Tarun Sharma Vs. Neha Sharma” filed by the respondent-
husband, pending in the Court of Ld. District Judge, Jhajjar is withdrawn
from that Court and transferred to Gurugram. The District Judge, Gurugram
may assign it to any competent Court.
(Harinder Singh Sidhu)
Whether speaking/reasoned Yes/No
Whether Reportable: Yes/No
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