Hindu father has legal and personal obligation to pay for daughter’s Marriage Expenses: Kerala HC

Meera Emmanuel January 10 2018

In a recent judgement, the Kerala High Court has held that a Hindu father has a legal and personal obligation to pay towards the marriage expenses of his daughter, regardless of whether she is his legitimate or illegitimate child.

A Division Bench comprising Justices PN Ravindran and R Narayana Pisharadi held the same in an appeal filed against a Family Court verdict.

A woman had filed a petition in the Palakkad Family Court, claiming Rs . . .

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