Skip to comments.Not Allowing Wife to Wear Jeans, Kurta Amounts to Cruelty, Court Rules
Posted on 06/28/2014 2:40:24 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Court grants woman divorce for forcing her to wear sari
Objecting to wife wearing kurta and jeans and forcing her to wear sari amounts to cruelty inflicted by husband and can be a ground to seek divorce, a family court here has ruled.
The wife pleaded that after marriage in December 2010, her husband did not buy her any clothes and therefore she had purchased kurta and jeans from her salary. However, the husband did not allow her to wear them, saying she should wear only saris.
In her order was passed on June 24, Principal Judge of Family Court, Dr Laxmi Rao, granted divorce to the wife on the ground of cruelty as defined under section 27(1)(d) of Special Marriage Act, 1954.
In view of the averments made in the petition which have gone unchallenged, it can be said that the petitioner has proved her case, hence, she can be granted divorce as prayed by her. Her plea that she was restrained from wearing jeans and kurta amounts to cruelty as defined under the Act, the judge held.
The wife further alleged that her husband and in-laws had asked her to bring Rs100,000 from her house or face dire consequences. They also asked her to quit her job but she had refused to toe their line.
The wife alleged that she was tortured and humiliated as a result of which she suffered mental depression and her life became miserable. She also alleged that her in-laws harassed her on one pretext or the other and warned that if she failed to bring dowry she would face dire consequences.
The wife told the court that on March 15, 2011, she was thrown out of her matrimonial house as she failed to bring the money. Since then till date she is compelled to stay at her parents house at their mercy as she is now jobless.
The petitioner said that her husband had never made attempts to bring her back home in Ambarnath town of Thane district where the couple lived. On the contrary, he sent vulgar SMS messages to her and her parents on their mobile phones in a bid to harass them and damage their reputation.
The wife said she had lodged a police complaint against her husband who worked in a BPO in suburban Malad and earned Rs28,000 per month.
Did he say sari?
Only to curry favor with her.
Sorry, not sari.
What did her butt look like in jeans? If she was Mooch sized or Oprah sized I say “Right on, Injun dude.”
“What did her butt look like in jeans?”
... and thighs, and calves, and waist and fupa.
She was a sari sight, especially eating lunch at the New Delhi.
“What did her butt look like in jeans?”
Makes one wonder if Indian women ever ask their husbands if the sari makes their butt look big...
The guy is a THUG.
My dad’s a Baptist minister. He didn’t allow the females in the house to wear jeans or any kind of pants, either.
My mom lived from 1904-2007. She never wore pants because she said her daddy did not like them. He died in 1926. Her sisters did but she was really close to her daddy and did what he said. I am just sorry that I never knew him. I grew up in the good ole days. We were not allowed to wear pants to school from 1-12 grades and even in college. We got to wear slacks one day in college becaused it snowed and was very cold. I got into a very interesting conversation with my high school senior year English teacher. She said dressy clothes should be worn to college games but I disagreed with her. I still think it was dumb but some need to wear more modest clothes today.
I grew up in a time when females had a drawer full of slips, stockings, girdles, short white gloves and closets full of dresses and hats. I still have lots of hats, but most of them tend to be cowboy hats to go with my non-designer jeans which are ironed with a sharp crease.
I hate the attire they are wearing now. Much of it is ill fitting, mismatched, unironed and there is far too much skin showing. There just doesn’t seem to be any sense of modesty, regardless of the age. Makes me sad.
Looked up what a Kurta is. It’s a kind of unisex smock.
They look nice of the ladies — especially with blue jeans.
But for the life of me I don’t know why any man would want to wear one.
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