Adultery: The Legal Perspective

  • Diksha Raj
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  • Diksha Raj

    Student at Amity University, Patna, India

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Section 497 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) titled adultery formed a sharp criticism and a platform of discussion after Supreme Court Of India declares Section 497 as unconstitutional by five -judge Supreme Court Bench headed by former Chief Justice Dipak Misra. The present article will deal with all the aspects of Section 497 and will try to articulate the controversies from a legal point of view in contemporary Indian Society. This paper attempted to analyze adultery from its legal view and to examine its impact and effects and co-relation with other aspects such as marriage, remarriage and divorce.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 860 - 862


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