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Second marriage in subsistence of first marriage is held void in law

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT  BOMBAY CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION FIRST APPEAL NO.577 OF 2015 WITH CIVIL APPLICATION NO.1770 OF 2015 Draupada @ Draupadi Jaydeo Pawar and Others …  Appellants vs. Indubai d/o. Kashinath Shivram Chavan and Another …  Respondents Mr. C.M. Kothari, for the Appellants and Applicants. Mr. Mahindra Deshmukh, for Respondent Nos. 1 and 2. CORAM : MRS.MRIDULA BHATKAR, J. RESERVED ON  : 5th JANUARY, 2016 PRONOUNCED ON  : 10th FEBRUARY, 2016 Held “The Indian system has adopted monogamy as a legal structure of the marriage institution and, therefore, occasional second marriage in subsistence of first marriage is held void in law,” Justice Mridula Bhatkar observed,… Read More »