Rights Of A Second Wife In India
In India, second marriages are considered null and illegal in the eyes of law. Any relationship formed as a result of second marriage is also considered invalid. Our Indian law is quiet clear regarding second marriage. However, second marriage is accustomed convenance in Indian community. Due to contradiction between social system and law, second wife have got some safeguard measures under Indian law. As per the supreme court of India, if any second marriage takes place without disclosing the subsistence of first marriage, then it is considered as void. In case any male perform his second marriage without disclosing about his first marriage, then second wife is liable to claim her rights.
According to Hindu marriage act, sec 11 second marriages are conside...Read More