Husband Has No Control Over Wife's 'Stridhan': Supreme Court | Republic World
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Published 20:43 IST, April 25th 2024

Husband Has No Control Over Wife's 'Stridhan': Supreme Court

A husband has no control over his wife's 'stridhan' (woman's property) and while he may use it during the time of his distress, he has a moral obligation to return it to his wife, the Supreme Court has reiterated while directing a man to pay Rs 25 lakh to a woman in return for her lost gold.

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The Supreme Court said properties gifted to a woman before marriage, at the time of marriage or at the time of bidding farewell or thereafter are her stridhan properties.
The Supreme Court said properties gifted to a woman before marriage, at the time of marriage or at the time of bidding farewell or thereafter are her stridhan properties. | Image: PTI/File
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