This is from Para 20 of this judgment. Read and enjoy.
Hence, it is well Further it is also settled, that the present Act does not make any exception, in favour of those who are physically challenged. The Act recognizes that right of women to be maintained even by a physically challenged husband. Thus the contention of husband that he is not working and not earning is unstainable. Further more, economic abuse means deprivation of all or any economic or financial resources to which woman is entitled under any law or custom. It is customary that a man is legally and morally obligated to provide material needs and means of livelihood to a wife and child. Hence, it is well established by the petitioner that she faced economic abuse in the hands of respondents. Accordingly she is entitled for maintenance.
Pothuri Lakshmi Vs Pothuri Kiran on 30 September, 2016