Live-in relationship in Indian society comes down to marriage, rules Rajasthan HC

JAIPUR: Following A Petition Submitted By The Resident Partner, A Single Bank Of The Restrained Partner Balram Jakhar From Marriage On May 7.

Sanjeev Prakash Sharma Gave Up The Judgment, And Noted:" Live-in Relationship In Indian Society Comes Down To A Marriage And Society Recognizes It Only As A Marriage And Not In A Different Form. Therefore Balram Can't Enter Second Marriage Because It Will Damage The Submitter's Future. "

Notifications To Balram, Expectant Bride

Justice Sharma Also Sent Balram Not To Marry Anyone Else.

The Court Has Issued A Message To Both Balram And The Bride To Be. Notices Were Also Issued To The Chief Secretary (home) And The District Receiver Of Jhunjhunu.

The Petitioner, A Divorced Person, Had Submitted To The Court That Balram Had Unjustly And Coercively Entered Into A Relationship With Her And Lived With Her Because Of The False Marriage Guarantee. The Petitioner Had Left Her Husband After The Insurance Of Balram.

" We Have Also Argued That Balram Had A Sexual Relationship With My Client. An FIR In This Context Was Filed At Sadar Police Station On February 6, 2018. At The Subsequent Insurance By The Accused The Girl In Court Of ACJM No. 16 , Jaipur Metropolitan, However, That She Does Not Want The Case For Further Procedures. So A Final (closing) Case Report Was Submitted To Court," Ved Pal Shastri, Petitioner's Counsel, Told TOI.

The Couple Met Each Other In 2014 When Both Worked As Teachers At A Private School In Jhunjhunu. Shastri Further Informed The Court That The Defendant, After Being Elected As Income Tax Inspector, Was Relieved Of His Promise And Would Marry On 7 May. The Petitioner Then Approached The Court With The Prayer That Balram Was Reluctant To Enter Into A Second Marriage.

" We Have Recorded Hotel Bills, Whatsapp Chats And Other Documentary Evidence To Establish That Both Had A Live-in Relationship From 2014 For At Least Five Years," Shastri Said.