This landmark judgment from Justice R.F. Nariman and Justice Kurian Joseph at Hon’ble Supreme Court has struck down the words “adult male” appearing in Section 2(q) of the Act as discriminatory.
Hiral P Harsora and ors Vs. Kusum Narottamdas Harsora & Ors on October 6, 2016
Citation: [2016 SCC OnLine SC 1118] or [(2016) 10 SCC 165]
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More than 5 years back, Supreme Court has actually held that Women can also be made respondents in a DV case here.
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