A Petition for Restitution of Conjugal Rights u/s 9 of the Hindu Marriage Act 1955

Updated at:March 2010
 
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IN THE COURT OF THE JUDGE, FAMILY COURT,..............

AT..............

Marriage Petition No. __./ 200_

Shri_________ YES_____ )

age ..... years, occupation -................... ) Petitioner

Address ......................................................... )

Versus

Smt._________ NOT____________________________)

age ..... years, occupation -.................... ) Respondent

Address .........................................................)

A PETITION FOR RESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTS U/S 9 OF THE HINDU MARRIAGE ACT 1955

The petitioner abovenamed submits this petition, praying to state as follows:

  1. That the petitioner is the husband of the respondent, their marriage having been solemnised at ...............on____according to the Hindu religion, vaidic rites and ceremonies.

  2. That the respondent, prior to the marriage, was known by hermaiden name as (Nee)................, while there is no change resulted inthe name of the petitioner.

  3. That after their marriage, the parties hereto cohabited and residedtogether only for about two months, and hence, the question of anychild by the respondent out of the said wedlock does not arise.

  4. That even though the residence of the joint family of the petitionerhas presently been at the within mentioned address, the petitionerhas also a separate residential flat in the ..................................area where the parties have liberty, privilege and privacy to go and stay there.

  5. That immediately after the marriage, on__________________ March 200______, the

    petitioner and the respondent along with the brother and sister-in-law of the former went to ............... for attending a religious ceremony on account of the solemnization of the marriage of the parties hereto and after the ceremony was held on_________________________________________ March 200_, the petitioner's brother and sister-in-law returned to ............ and the petitioner alone stayed on further there for a fortnight.

  6. That during this stay, when the petitioner inquired with the respondent about their return to ........, she straightaway refused to accompany him back to ......... saying that she had her final-year B. Com Examination in April 200_, for which she wanted to prepare by staying at her parents' only, and the respondent promised the petitioner that she would in the meantime visit the petitioner are ............. on ....................... but despite such a promise on her part the respondent neither came to...

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