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IN THE HIGH COURT FOR THE STATES OF PUNJAB AND
HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH
C.R. No.7381 of 2018
Date of Decision.30.10.2018
Suraj Bhan ….Petitioner
Nirmala Devi …Respondent
CORAM:HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE AMIT RAWAL
Present:Mr. Mohit Garg, Advocate
for the petitioner.
AMIT RAWAL J. (ORAL)
The husband is the revision petitioner before this Court
against the order dated 08.08.2018 whereby in a divorce petition filed
by the wife, maintenance pendente lite @`5000/- per month along
with litigation expenses of `4000/- has been awarded.
Learned counsel appearing for the petitioner submitted
that one minor child is with the husband and therefore, he has to
maintain him and incur expenses upon his upbringing. The wife has
also filed litigation under Section 125 Cr.P.C as well as under
Domestic Violence Act. The salary as assessed by the Court is not
correct and therefore, maintenance pendente lite is liable to be
I am afraid the aforementioned argument of learned
counsel for the petitioner is not sustainable as the petitioner is
working as Supervisor, drawing a salary of `25,000/- per month.
The factum of petitioner working as Supervisor and
drawing a salary of `25,000/- has not been denied by way of affidavit,
thus, the amount awarded as maintenance pendente lite cannot be
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said to be erroneous or onerous.
I do not find any reason to interfere with the order passed
by the Court below, much less, the same cannot be said to be passed
without jurisdiction. No ground for interference is made out.
The revision petition is dismissed.
October 30, 2018
Whether Reasoned/Speaking Yes
Whether Reportable No
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