Second marriage is lawful as per Sharia Law, but more often than not causes "enormous cruelty" to first wife: Karnataka HC observes

The Court noted that the husband failed to establish that the entry of the second wife to the existing matrimony was with the prior consent of the first wife.
Muslim Women
Muslim Women

The Kalaburagi Bench of the Karnataka High Court has held that though contracting a second marriage by a Muslim husband may be lawful, it often causes "enormous cruelty" to the first wife.

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