Bagdi Bai @ Bindu Vs. Laxman
[Transfer Petition (Civil) No. 759 of 2019]
This transfer petition has been filed by the petitioner-wife seeking transfer of divorce petition filed by the respondenthusband in the Court of Principal Judge, Family Court, Patiala House, New Delhi to a Court of competent jurisdiction at Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Having considered the pleadings and the submissions made on behalf of the respondent, this Court is of the opinion that request for transfer of proceedings from the Family Court, Patiala House, New Delhi to a Court of competent jurisdiction at Udaipur, Rajasthan, is justified.
Consequently, the divorce petition bearing HMA No.97 of 2017, titled as "Laxman v. Bagdi Bai @ Bindu", pending in the Court of the Principal Judge, Family Courts, Patiala House, New Delhi is transferred to a Court of competent jurisdiction at Udaipur, Rajasthan.
The Family Court at New Delhi is directed to transmit the entire record to the District Judge, Udaipur, who shall then assign the case to the concerned Family Court. The transferee Court shall continue with the proceedings at the stage when the interim order was made and conclude them as expeditiously as possible and in any case on or before 31.12.2022.
The transferee Court shall also ensure that for facilitation of the parties, successive or consecutive date(s) of hearing and/or for recording of evidence are fixed to suit the convenience of the parties. The Registry is directed to send a copy of this Order to both the Courts immediately for compliance.
This transfer petition is allowed in the aforesaid terms.
.......................J. [S. Ravindra Bhat]
October 04, 2021