HC: Live-in relationships against expectations of traditional beliefs

The Chhattisgarh HC has rejected a man’s appeal for custody of a child born from alive-in relationship, while emphasising the complexities of personal laws and interfaith marriages.A division bench comprising Justice Goutam Bhaduri and Justice Sanjay S Agrawal observed that the concept of a live-in relationship… “continues as a stigma in Indian culture as it goes against traditional Indian beliefs”.