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shyam lal   22 January 2023

Wife concealing facts

Under which act/law..

legal action can be taken by relatives  against the existing living first wife for concealing the fact for past 20years that her husband has a second wife. 


 5 Replies

Dr J C Vashista (Advocate)     22 January 2023

Provisions of section 494 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 may be invoked 

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Sudhir Kumar, Advocate (Advocate)     22 January 2023

not understood what do you want to say.


Your expression conveys that


  1. There was a marraige.
  2. husband alreayd ahd another wife 20 years ago.
  3. the wife knoew about earlier wife.
  4. she concealed the fact
  5. Now relative want to take action against her

Please give correct facts if this imnfrence is wrong.

Shashi Dhara   22 January 2023

Relatives cannot take any legal action against her husband ,wife can seek for divorce or maintenance .

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shyam lal   22 January 2023

SudhirKumar advocate please get on with life.. this simple question is too much  for you to understand. and answer Thanks

Sudhir Kumar, Advocate (Advocate)     26 January 2023

I am just interpreting what you wrote.  Mr Shashi Dhara has already express views as ould be made out from given facts.

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