No security if married women staying with other Live-in


Court No. – 35

Case :- WRIT – C No. – 6681 of 2020

Petitioner :- Akhlesh And Another

Respondent :- State Of U.P. And 4 Others

Counsel for Petitioner :- Mahendra Kumar Singh Chauhan

Counsel for Respondent :- C.S.C.

Hon’ble Bharati Sapru,J.
Hon’ble Piyush Agrawal,J.

Both the petitioners appear before us in person. Both of them candidly stated that they have married to other persons and the marriages with their spouses are subsisting.

Now, they live with each other and seek protection. The marriages of both the petitioners have not been terminated in accordance with law. During the subsistence of their marriages with other partners, it is not possible for the Court to provide security to such a couple who are, virtually, flouting the law of the land.

The sanctity of the marriage must be preserved. If a party wants to opt out, it can always seek a dissolution of the marriage in a valid manner. The Court cannot lend aid to people who do not abide by the law.

The writ petition is, accordingly, dismissed.

Order Date :- 25.2.2020 Amit Mishra

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