Maintenance of wife under personal laws: An evaluative analysis
Author(s): Dr. Seema Yadav and Dr. Shally Victor
Abstract: The paper talks about the irony of patriarchal norms and values institutionalized by the State in case of domestic violence which is subjected to women in their houses which is considered to be the safest place for the women. The Researcher here tries to adumbrate and justify rights of maintenance of a married woman, whose husband is unable to provide maintenance to her under the personal Laws. The main objective of the paper is: a. To analyze response of Indian judiciary and legal luminaries to Right of the wife to Maintenance under personal laws b. Right to Maintenance of a wife, whose husband is unable to provide maintenance to her under Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 c. To study Right to maintenance in classical different personal laws d. To suggest remedial measures to alleviate sufferings of a woman whose husband is unable to provide maintenance to her.