If the Husband marries another woman, What action can be taken Under Hindu Law ?
If the Husband marries another woman(2 posts)
Under Section 17 of the Hindu Marriage Act, bigamy is punishable Under Section 494 & 495 of the Indian Penal Code.
Section 494 prescribes for imprisonment, which may extend to 7 years and fine.
So a complaint can be lodged against the husband with the police.
and its a valid reason for divorce and maintenance.498A CRUSADER
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