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I am pasting an extract which I have downloaded from the net sometime back as I am an aggrieved party i.e. a husband of an adulterous wife. The credit for the information in the extract rests solely with the author Mr. Paresh Bihari Lal and not me.
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Article: The Antiquated Shackles Of Adultery
(An Analysis of The Flaws in the Law and A Discussion Of the Pros And Cons Of Different Recommendations To Reform The Law Of Adultery)
To be or not to be that is the question --- Shakespeare.
The dying voices analyzing and criticizing every aspect of the law have risen again. The insistence of the National commission for women and the report of the Madhav Menon committee have breathed a new lease of life in the dying controversy. The law relating to adultery as existing in the Indian penal code under section 497 has been criticized ever since its inception. Its validity both on the constitutional grounds as well as