The woman's family had filed a case, disputing the husband's 'conversion to Hinduism' as a 'sham'In case of Muslim man who wed Hindu woman, apex court says it is not concerned on inter-faith aspect.
NEW DELHI A controversial case of an from was taken up for hearing in the on Wednesday.
A Hindu woman had married a Muslim man who admitted that he converted to in order to be accepted by the woman's family. The woman's family has disputed the man's conversion to Hinduism, calling it a sham.
Abench headed Justice Arun Mishra said: "We are only concerned only about her future. We are not against interreligious or inter-caste marriage."
The court observed that the man should be a "loyal husband" and a "great lover".
The counsel for the woman's father insisted that it was a racket to trap girls. The apex court has asked the man to file an affidavit and show bona fide.
The court queried the man on whether he had changed his name after the marriage in an temple and taken proper legal steps to change his name.
The court observed that it is not averse to inter-faith and inter-caste marriages. "We only want the future of the girl should be secured." The counsel for the woman's father said that the woman does not need any protection.
The top court sought a reply from state government and allowed the intervention application of the girl.