Harish Barthwal Vs. Asha Barthwal  INSC 938 (15 May 2008)
CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL
APPEAL NO.3591 OF 2008 (Arising out of S.L.P. (C) No.11934 of 2007) Harish Barthwal
...Appellant(s) Versus Asha Barthwal ...Respondent(s) O R D E R Leave granted.
Heard learned counsel for the
In spite of service of notice,
nobody has entered appearance to contest the prayer made in this appeal.
It appears that in First Appeal
No.43 of 2002 on 24th July, 2006, a mutual consent divorce decree was passed whereunder the
husband was directed to pay a sum of Rupees five lakhs to the wife by way of
permanent alimony in three equal quarterly instalments of Rs.1,66,666.50. The
appellant is said to have made payment of first instalment and filed a petition
for extension of time for making payment of other two instalments, which prayer
has been rejected by the impugned order.
Hence, this appeal by special
During the pendency of this
appeal, by virtue of order of this Court, the appellant has further deposited a
sum of Rupees one lakh sixty thousand before the Registrar ....2/- -2- of the
High Court. It has been stated that in all the appellant has made payment of
Rupees three lakhs eighty nine thousand out of Rupees five lakhs. The counsel
for the appellant, who is having a bank draft for the balance amount of Rupees
one lakh elevan thousand is permitted to deposit the same with the Registrar of
the High Court within a period of two weeks from today. The respondent shall be
permitted to withdraw the amounts deposited by the appellant before the
Registrar of the High Court.
In view of these facts, time
granted by the High Court by consent decree dated 24th July, 2006, is, accordingly,
The civil appeal is, accordingly,
[G.S. SINGHVI] New Delhi, May 15, 2008.