alimony to wife after divorce a per hindu marriage.

in hinduism if a man is infertile and his wife comes to know it after marriage can she divorce and claim alimony from husband. is it necessary for husband to pay alimony.

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any wife can file a suit for decree of divorce u/s 13(1) hm act before the LD District judge of the district against husband and after that in that suit she can file a petition u/s 24 hm act for alimony and LD court can hear both the parties and pass an order of temporary alimony and every husband has to pay it otherwise court can order for the property attachment of husband

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If a man is infertile and it is proved before court of law, and cannot procure child then it amounts to cruelty and wife can claim alimony of being cheated and can file cases to pressurise for payment, it is better to settle it out amongst the couples for a reasonable amount and move out or the man has to suffer litigation hassles

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