An Indian couple, Sanjeev and Sadhana Prasad have reportedly filed a petition at a court docket within the north Indian city of Haridwar towards their son for not giving them a grandchild after spending on his wedding ceremony.

Based on them, they spent loads of assets to coach their son, and he grew to become a pilot. Then, they once more spent on his wedding ceremony, however they haven’t had any return on their investments.

“My son has been married for six years however they’re nonetheless not planning a child. A minimum of if we’ve a grandchild to spend time with, our ache will change into bearable,” the couple mentioned of their petition.

They lamented that they’re presently going through monetary challenges and loneliness as a result of they’ve spent all their life financial savings on their son.

They additional bemoaned that they paid $65,000 for his or her son to coach as a pilot in america, however he returned to India unemployed.

Of their petition, they’re demanding 50 million rupees as compensation until their son and his spouse give them a grandchild.

Based on them, the compensation will cowl the price of a marriage reception in a five-star resort, a luxurious automotive value $80,000, and paying for his or her son and his spouse’s honeymoon overseas.

“We additionally needed to take a mortgage to construct our home and now we’re going by loads of monetary hardships. Mentally too we’re fairly disturbed as a result of we live alone.”

The petitioners’ lawyer, Arvind Kumar, mentioned the petition shall be tabled earlier than the court docket for listening to on Might 17.

In the meantime, in one other report, a justice of Ghana’s Court docket of Enchantment has steered that the listening to of divorce instances be accomplished publicly to allow potential {couples} to be taught classes from failed marriages and safeguard their very own.

Based on, Justice Dennis Dominic Adjei steered this on the 2022 Annual Lecture in Humanities on the Ghana Nationwide Academy of Arts and Sciences.

In his view, as a result of Ghana’s Matrimonial Trigger Act 1971 stipulates that divorce instances have to be heard behind closed doorways as a result of their delicate nature, the very important classes from such instances are misplaced on the youthful ones who intend to enterprise into marriage.

He defined that if married {couples} or potential {couples} witness or be taught concerning the errors made by spouses in a specific marriage that precipitated its collapse, they may be knowledgeable on the way to safeguard theirs.

“The creator argues that matrimonial issues could also be heard in public the place the pleadings disclose dangerous conduct of one of many events which contributed immensely to the dissolution of the wedding to forewarn potential companions who might fall into their lure,” Justice Dennis Dominic Adjei mentioned, as quoted by

At present, the regulation that regulates divorce in Ghana gives {that a} petition be offered to the court docket by both occasion to the wedding.

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