[Fact check] Has Madras High Court ruled that removing thali (mangalsutra) is mental cruelty?

The High Court considered removal of thali as a piece of evidence to reflect the parties’ intentions to end the marital relationship and not as indicative of cruelty.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

News of a Madras High Court ruling that removal of thali (Mangalsutra) by one’s wife would amount to subjecting the husband to mental cruelty of the highest order has taken social media by storm, with various factions weighing in with their views [C Sivakumar v A Srividhya].

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