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Divorce for harassed man

PTI  New Delhi, February 04, 2013
First Published: 00:18 IST(4/2/2013) | Last Updated: 00:19 IST(4/2/2013)

A man has been granted divorce by a Delhi court on the ground that he underwent "tremendous" cruelty because of his wife, who deserted him just a month after marriage.

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Additional district judge Sujata Kohli dissolved the marriage under the provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act (HMA) saying the relationship between the couple, who stayed together only for a month, seems dead.

The court passed the order ex-parte as the woman failed to appear before it despite several opportunities. The man had sought divorce on the ground of his wife's behaviour.

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