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Vineet vs Suniti on 2 July, 2018

116 IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
AT CHANDIGARH

CR-3986-2018
Date of Decision: 02.07.2018

Vineet ………Petitioner

versus
Suniti …….Respondent

CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE DEEPAK SIBAL

Present: Mr. Abhimanyu Singh, Advocate,
for the petitioner.

DEEPAK SIBAL, J. (ORAL)

The present petition has been filed against the order dated

23.02.2018 passed by the District Judge, Jhajjar through which the

petitioner was directed to pay an amount of Rs.10,000/- per month as

maintenance pendente lite to the respondent from the date of application

along with one time litigation expenses of Rs.5,500/-.

Admittedly, the petitioner is an MBA and was working as Sr.

Practitioner-CRM Operator with Concentrix Daksh Services India Pvt. Ltd.

and while working as such, was receiving monthly salary of Rs.37,499/-.

Learned counsel for the petitioner on instructions from the petitioner has

fairly submitted that the petitioner is also owner in possession of a small

tract of agricultural land and is receiving income from the same.

The petitioner claims is that he is presently unemployed.

However, nothing is placed on the record to show whether presently he is

unemployed or employed.

In the peculiar facts of the present case, this Court is of the

view that the award of Rs.10,000/- as maintenance pendente lite to the

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respondent-wife is not on the higher side, especially, when such amount is

close to the minimum wages required to be paid to skilled workers. Rather,

litigation expenses of Rs.5,500/- so awarded, are found to be on the lower

side. However, without further commenting on the same, the present

petition is dismissed.

(DEEPAK SIBAL)
JUDGE
02.07.2018
Neha

Whether Speaking/Reasoned : Yes/No

Whether Reportable : Yes/No

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