Father has obligation to maintain unmarried daughter, Madras HC [Read Judgment]

Meera Emmanuel June 24 2019
Saravana Bhavan

In a judgment passed last week, the Madras High Court reiterated that an unmarried daughter can claim maintenance from her father even beyond the age of majority if she is unable to maintain herself.

Placing reliance on a catena of judgments passed over the years on the issue, Justice N Anand Venkatesh highlighted,

"It is very clear from the above judgments that even though Section 125 restricts the payment of maintenance to the children till they attain . . .

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