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Retd Bihar judge disinherits daughter for 'tarnishing' his and

Press Trust of India  |  Khagaria (Bihar) 

The district judge, now retired, who had allegedly confined his daughter for her decision to marry a Delhi-based against parents wishes, has come out with a statement saying he was disinheriting his only child for being adamant to"tarnish" reputation of him and the family.

Subhash Chandra Chaurasia, who retired as the District and of Khagaria on June 30, yesterday issued the statement wherein he accused his daughter, Yashaswini, of having been adamant upon tarnishing the reputation of myself and my family.

As a father, I have always been concerned about the future of my daughter, who is my only child, Chaurasia said in the statement issued in Hindi and alleged that the girl was being ensnared and blackmailed by a Delhi-based whom she wanted to marry, against her parents wishes.

I am deeply anguished over the recent course of events and, therefore, decided to disinherit my daughter Yashaswini, the retired said in the statement, adding the matter may kindly be published as in your respective publications.

Notably, the girl and her parents had appeared on June 26 last before the High Court which had ordered their appearance in person taking suo motu cognizance of a report published on a portal wherein it was alleged that the girl had been kept in illegal confinement.

After the girl, 25 years old and a law graduate, told the court that she was not comfortable staying with her parents and wanted to stay separately, a Division Bench headed by ordered that she be lodged at the guest house of Chanakya Law University, Patna, which was her alma mater.

The court had, while directing that the girl be provided with adequate security, also said that her parents could visit the corpus in the campus and talk to her, subject to her consent. The matter was posted for further hearing on July 12.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 16:55 IST
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