Justice BV Nagarathna laments plight of Indian homemaker women who depend on their husbands

Justice Nagarathna made this observation in her judgment wherein she ruled that a divorced Muslim woman can file a claim for maintenance under Section 125 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) against her former husband.
Justice BV Nagarathna
Justice BV Nagarathna

Supreme Court judge Justice BV Nagarathna on Wednesday highlighted the vulnerability and position of the married homemaker women in India who do not have an independent source of income and are dependent upon her husband and his family for sustenance [Mohd Abdul Samad v. State of Telangana and Others].

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