Format: Affidavit for the State of Meghalaya

Affidavit for the State of Meghalaya

  1. Whether the woman is the youngest daughter of the family.

  2. Whether the woman is staying with her husband in her family property.

  3. Whether she has any maternal uncle, who plays a very important role in their family matters, which includes the settlement of matrimonial disputes. The woman should also disclose her clan and her lineage.

  4. The woman should disclose if her children have adopted the surname of her mother, in as much as Khasi has been defined as “a person who adopts the surname of his or her mother.

  5. The woman should disclose if she gets any financial assistance from her clan or family member.

  6. The woman should disclose if her parents are alive more specifically, her mother, and how many siblings she has.

  7. In event of a woman not being the youngest daughter, she has to disclose who the youngest daughter is.

  8. The woman should disclose if she has any movable or any immovable property, self-acquired or inherited from her clan.

  9. The woman should disclose if she is married to tribal or non-tribal

The above format may be modified or adapted by the concerned Court, as may be considered appropriate.


  1. I declare that I have made full and accurate disclosure of my income, expenditure, assets and liabilities from all sources. I further declare that I have no assets, income, expenditure and liabilities other than as stated in this affidavit.

  2. I undertake to inform this Court immediately with respect to any material change in my employment, assets, income, expenses or any other information included in this affidavit.

  3. I understand that any false statement in this affidavit, apart from being contempt of Court, may also constitute an offence under Section 199 read with Sections 191 and 193 of the Indian Penal Code punishable with imprisonment up to seven years and fine, and Section 209 of Indian Penal Code punishable with imprisonment up to two years and fine. I have read and understood Sections 191, 193, 199, and 209 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860.



Verified at _______________ on this _______________ day of _______________ that the contents of the above affidavit are true to my personal knowledge, no part of it is false and nothing material has been concealed therefrom, whereas the contents of the above affidavit relating to the assets, income and expenditure of my spouse are based on information believed to be true on the basis of the record. I further verify that the copies of the documents filed along with the affidavit are the copies of the originals.


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