Wife not fasting on Karwa Chauth will not by itself amount to cruelty: Delhi High Court

The Court, however, upheld a decision to allow a divorce plea by the husband since on an overall consideration of the facts, it was apparent that the wife "had no respect for the husband and their marital bond."

The Delhi High Court recently held that not fasting on Karwa Chauth is an individual’s choice and it would neither amount to cruelty nor be sufficient to sever marital ties.

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