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Is Infidelity punishable under IPC?

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Asked by reena prasad, 24 Dec '07 09:43 pm
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Infidelity means sexual infaithful or lack of religious faith , it is not punisable in IPC.
Answered by Rafiquddin, 27 Dec '07 09:34 am

 
  
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Yes, its punisable
Answered by Jai Shekhawat, 26 Dec '07 06:34 pm

 
  
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YES IT IS
Answered by prasoon sinha, 24 Dec '07 09:43 pm

 
  
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it's so common nowadays that we need to accept the fact and move forward
Answered by Kishore Kumar T, 29 Dec '07 01:51 pm

 
  
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No it is not punishable. However, it can be ground for divorce, separation and alimony.
Answered by sumeet sumeet, 27 Dec '07 12:10 pm

 
  
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YES...it is. but as its a male dominated society it is often interpretated in a way suited to male community.that is why the term "adultry' is related only to female.
Answered by Prasun Maitra, 27 Dec '07 12:11 am

 
  
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Personally I feel such things should not be punished at all..as it involves mutual consent even if its with money...but the people involved should have the guts to accept it
Answered by jantar, 26 Dec '07 06:08 pm

 
  
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it should be dicussed with humanity!
Answered by Tanuku Ramasubbarao, 27 Dec '07 11:47 am

 
  
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Only man .not woman
Answered by Prof R K Gupta-India, 26 Dec '07 11:15 pm

 
  
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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.




Adultery


Category: Home \ Family law

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.
Introduction:
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 ...more
Answered by Amitabh Saklani, 29 Dec '07 01:19 pm

 
  
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