Minor needs tender care that mother alone can provide: Allahabad High Court in child custody case

"The fact that the mother walked away from her husband’s home without securing a divorce ... is not so depraved or immoral as to deprive the mother of her special place in the minor’s life," said the Court.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

A case involving the custody over a child of tender years recently saw the Allahabad High Court make pertinent observations regarding presumptions made in favour of the mother in the law when it comes to the care of minor children.

In the case at hand, the Court observed that while the child may not be an infant, he still needed the tender care that the mother alone could provide.

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