Parental concerns cannot override adult woman's right to choose spouse: Kerala High Court

The Court ordered that a 27-year-old woman be set at liberty from the custody of her father who had detained her for being in a relationship with the petitioner who was from another religion.
Kerala High Court, Couple
Kerala High Court, Couple

Parents' love and concern for their child's well-being cannot restrict the child's right to choose a spouse once the child attains majority, the Kerala High Court said while upholding a woman's right to marry a person of her choice.

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