Qualified wife sitting idle and claiming maintenance from husband should go and do work for society free of charge as long as she is claiming maintenance on account of being unemployed.

Qualified wife sitting idle and claiming maintenance from husband should go and do work for society free of charge as long as she is claiming maintenance on account of being unemployed.

Kavita Prasad vs Ram Ashray Prasad

Delhi HC

01/10/2008

CM(M) 1153/2008

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Since counsel for the petitioner states that petitioner is not working anywhere, despite being a qualified Doctor, I consider that as she is receiving maintenance from husband, the Court should not allow her experience and qualification to go waste. I consider that she should be directed to work as a honorary Doctor in some public welfare institute or school free of charges where she can take care of health of the poor people. Let her come to Court and give an undertaking that she was prepared to work without charging anything in any institution named by this Court around her house minimum 5 hours a day and 6 days a week, so long she receives maintenance from her husband on the plea of being unemployed.

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