Kerala High Court cites Bible to grant relief to Christian senior citizen

“Even without any positive aid of law the (family) court could have recognized the right of the elder irrespective of the religion to claim the past maintenance and future maintenance," the High Court added.
Kerala High Court, Mangalavanam
Kerala High Court, Mangalavanam

The Bible, the ideals enshrined in the Constitution of India, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) recently prompted the Kerala High Court to come to the aid of an 80-year-old senior citizen (petitioner), who had sought arrears of maintenance from his children.

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