• Research/Scholar Paper name – The Indian Legal Aspects on Adultery
  • Author:  Aditya Sinha
  • Co-Author: Subham Mund 
  • Institution: KIIT School of law
  • Affiliation: Centre for Study of Contemporary Legal Issues
  • Date of Publication: 20/04/2021


Supreme Court of India pronounced the 158-year-old infidelity law unlawful. The expression “Infidelity” is gotten from the Latin word ‘Adulterium’ which implies sex with an individual other than one’s own mate. For the most part, infidelity implies consensual sex with the spouse of another man. The demonstration which enjoys any sort of consensual sexual connection between a wedded individual and an individual who isn’t their life partner is known as infidelity. Five adjudicator seat of Supreme Court of India struck down segment 497 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 alongside 198(2) of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 as illegal. Area 497 of the Indian Penal Code,1860 managed infidelity, and Section 198 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 arrangements with arraignment for offenses against marriage

The Indian Legal Aspects on Adultery

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