Son cannot avoid responsibility to maintain old father: Bombay High Court

Single-judge Justice Vibha Kankanwadi noted that the father in the present case was over 73 years of age and was working as a labourer earning only ₹20 per day.
Justice Vibha Kankanwadi with Aurangabad Bench
Justice Vibha Kankanwadi with Aurangabad Bench

The Bombay High Court at Aurangabad recently said that a son cannot avoid his responsibility to maintain his old and ailing father and also cannot dictate the father to live with him as a condition to pay maintenance [Jagannath Bedke vs Haribhau Bedke].

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