03/30/2011 02:53 pm ET Updated May 30, 2011

Indian Woman Awarded Alimony 28 Years After Divorce

New Delhi: Nearly three decades after her divorce, a Delhi woman has been able to secure maintenance for herself and her son from her former husband in a court here.

It took the city's lower judiciary 17 years to decide the woman's maintenance plea, which she had filed belatedly in April 1995, 12 years after her divorce in 1983 due to lack of awareness of her legal rights.

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