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Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh Judgments

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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Before :- Rekha Mittal, J.
CR No. 6198 of 2013. D/d. 12.12.2016.

Amit Kumar - Petitioner
Versus
Navjot Dubey - Respondent

For the Petitioner :- R.D. Sharma, Advocate.
For the Respondent :- R.S. Chauhan, Advocate.

JUDGMENT

Rekha Mittal, J. - The present petition directs challenge against order dated 11.09.2013 (Annexure P5) passed by the District Judge, Pathankot whereby the respondent - wife has been allowed maintenance pendente lite under Section 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act.

2. The sole submission made by counsel for the petitioner is that the maintenance allowed by the Court @ L 15,000/- per month is on higher side and liable to be reduced. To substantiate his contention, counsel has submitted that the respondent - wife is working as a Science Mistress in Government Senior Secondary School, Boha (Pathankot) and her gross salary in the year 2013 was more than L 38,000/- whereas gross salary of the petitioner was L 28,630/- and his carry home salary was L 18,030/-. It has further been submitted that gross salary of the respondent at present is approximately L 48,000/- whereas it is little more than L 37,000/- of the petitioner as of now. Another submission made by counsel is that the petitioner has an obligation to look after his old parents besides providing maintenance to the respondent.

3. Per contra counsel for the respondent has supported the impugned order with the submission that in view of sky-rocketing prices of necessities of life, expenses on education of two children besides their needs to grow well and face peer pressure, maintenance assessed by the Court below by no stretch of imagination can be termed to be excessive, warranting intervention.

4. I have heard counsel for the parties and perused the paperbook particularly the order impugned.

5. It is undisputed position of the case that the parties performed marriage on 10.10.1999 and two children one son and a daughter born out of their wedlock have been residing with the respondent - wife. The respondent - wife is working as a teacher in a government school and the petitioner - husband is working in the office of S.P. Kandi Township. The wife is drawing salary more than the husband and there is difference of approximately L 10,000/- in the gross emoluments of the wife viz-a-viz that of the husband. As per the settled position in law, the wife is entitled to enjoy the same amenities of life as she would have been had she been staying in the matrimonial home. Taking into consideration prices of daily necessities of life, expenses on education of the children who have to meet the challenges of the society and face peer pressure, I find it difficult to accept contention of the petitioner that maintenance pendente lite assessed by the Court below is on higher side and requires reduction.

6. For the foregoing reasons, the petition fails and is accordingly dismissed.
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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION
CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 273 OF 2007

Arif Khan @ Agha Khan ... Appellant(s)
Versus
State of Uttarakhand ... Respondent(s)

JUDGMENT
Abhay Manohar Sapre, J.
1. This appeal is filed by the accused against the final judgment and order dated 26.06.2006 passed by the High Court of Uttaranchal at Nainital in Criminal Appeal No.368 of 2004 whereby the High Court confirmed the judgment and order dated 09.11.2004 passed by the Additional Sessions Signature Not Verified Digitally signed by ASHA SUNDRIYAL Judge, Fast Track Court II, Udham Singh Nagar in Date: 2018.04.27 16:11:25 IST Reason: Special Sessions Trial No.20 of 2003 by which the appellant-accused was convicted for the offence punishable under Section 20 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985  hereinafter referred to as “the NDPS Act”) and sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 10 years and a fine of Rs.1,00,000/-.


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