section 21 B is of Hindu Marriage Act which is as follows:
(applicable for hma suits only. 498a is under IPC hence sec 21B not applicable here. however option for speedy trial under CPC and Constitution of India is open in your case. for further details on SPEEDY TRIAL refer http://www.lawyersclubindia.com/articles/Right-to-Speedy-Trial-3554.asp)
21B. Special provision relating to trial and disposal of petitions under the Act. —
1[21B. Special provision relating to trial and disposal of petitions under the Act. —(1) The trial of a petition under this Act shall, so far as is practicable consistently with the interests of justice in respect of the trial, be continued from day to day until its conclusion unless the court finds the adjournment of the trial beyond the following day to be necessary for reasons to be recorded.
(2) Every petition under this Act shall be tried as expeditiously as possible and endeavour shall be made to conclude the trial within six months from the date of service of notice of the petition on the respondent.
(3) Every appeal under this Act shall be heard as expeditiously as possible, and endeavour shall be made to conclude the hearing within three months from the date of service of notice of appeal on the respondent.]
1. Ins. by Act 68 of 1976, sec. 14 (w.e.f. 27-5-1976).