Delhi High Court dismisses plea to declare marital rape as ground for divorce

Aditi Singh July 9 2019
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The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a direction to the Central Government to declare marital rape as a ground for divorce.

While dismissing the petition, a Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar observed that the Court did not have the power to legislate under Article 226 of the Constitution.

Presently . . .

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