In this bizarre case, 20-year-old woman from Vaishali district has filed divorce from her husband claiming that he stinks as he does not shave, take bath and brush his teeth regularly. She further told that he does not follow etiquette and manners.
The State Women’s Commission (SWC), asked husband, Manish Ram (23) to mend his ways within two months, or else actions will be taken against Soni Devi’s complaint.
SWC member Pratima Sinha said on Friday that Soni, a resident of Nayagaon village in Vaishali district, Patna.
In her petition, the woman said, she was married to Manish, plumber by profession, in 2017. “My husband stinks as he won’t shave and bathe for nearly 10 days at stretch. Moreover he doesn’t brush his teeth. He also doesn’t have manners or etiquettes.”
Soni Devi said to SWC, demanding separation from her husband, “I don’t want to live with my husband anymore. I can no longer bear the humiliation. Kindly get me rid of this man; he has ruined my life”.
“We have no children. Even our relationship as a husband and
wife is not cordial. Life has no meaning. It’s worthless.”
When contacted Manish, he said “I want to live together. Pratima, the member of SWC commission said it is the first time she ever came across such a case since she has joined the commission, “Divorce is taken by married couples on petty issues, which is not a good sign,” she added.