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IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
CR 4436-2017 (OM)
Date of decision: 25.01.2018
CORAM: Hon’ble Mr.Justice Kuldip Singh
Present: Mr.Manoj Kaushik, Advocate for the petitioner
Mr.Anshul, Advocate for the respondent
1. Whether Reporters of Local Newspapers may be allowed to see the
2. To be referred to the Reporters or not ?
3. Whether the judgment should be reported in the Digest?
Kuldip Singh, J. (Oral)
Petitioner is aggrieved of the order dated 4.5.2017 (Annexure
P1), passed by learned Additional District Judge, Kaithal, vide which,
pending the disposal of the petition filed under Section 13 of the Hindu
Marriage Act, 1955, the trial Court, while deciding application under
Section 24 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, awarded the maintenance
pendente lite @ Rs.18,000/- per month to the respondent-wife.
I have heard learned counsel for both the parties.
Learned counsel for the petitioner has pressed the petition only
on the quantum. It is contended that as per pay slip of the petitioner for the
month of June 2017 (Annexure P5), he is getting net pay of Rs.37,503/-.
His basic salary is Rs.61,300/-, out of which, a recovery of Rs.26,130/- is
being made and total entitlements comes to Rs.51,689/-. From the said
entitlements, further deductions of Rs.14,186/- is being made.
Considering the facts and circumstances and the net pay, the
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interim maintenance is reduced from Rs.18,000/- per month to Rs.12,000/-
per month. Remaining part of the order is maintained.
The present revision petition is accordingly partly allowed.
However, the trial Court is directed to expedite the disposal of the petition
and dispose of the same maximum within one year.
Litigation expenses deposited in terms of the order dated
23.8.2017 passed by this Court be released to the respondent.
25.01.2018 (Kuldip Singh)
Whether speaking/ reasoned: Yes
Whether Reportable: No
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