The Supreme Courtroom Saturday stayed an Allahabad Excessive Courtroom order directing the astrology division of Lucknow College to look at a lady’s ‘kundali’ to establish whether or not she is a ‘mangalik’, LiveLaw reported.
The highest courtroom had taken suo motu cognisance of a LiveLaw report after the Excessive Courtroom final week handed the order in a bail software in a case of alleged rape via false promise of marriage.
In a particular listening to on Saturday, the Supreme Courtroom bench comprising Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Justice Pankaj Mithal acknowledged that astrology had nothing to do with the matter. Solicitor Normal of India Tushar Mehta termed the HC order as “disturbing”.
The accused had allegedly refused to marry the sufferer claiming that the lady has ‘Mangal Dosha’ in her ‘kundali’, in response to a LiveLaw report.
The counsel for the accused had advised the courtroom that the wedding couldn’t be solemnised because the sufferer is a ‘mangalik’. Nevertheless, the sufferer’s counsel had denied the allegation, saying she didn’t have ‘Mangal Dosha’.
Following the arguments, the Excessive Courtroom directed the Head of Division (astrology division), Lucknow College to look at whether or not the lady is a ‘mangalik’ or not.