New Delhi, October 16
The Supreme Court docket Friday requested BJD Lok Sabha MP and Odiya movie actor Anubhav Mohanty to discover the opportunity of an amicable settlement of his marital discord along with his actress spouse Varsha Priyadarshini.
The highest court docket rejected the plea of Mohanty, MP from Kendrapara in Odisha, that the media be restrained from reporting his marital discord on the bottom that it’ll have a foul impact in his constituency.
A bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy, in the meantime, issued discover to Mohanty on the plea of Priyadarshini searching for switch of the divorce plea filed by him in opposition to her from a neighborhood court docket in Delhi to Cuttack.
Lawyer Ashwani Kumar Dubey, showing for the lawmaker, opposed the switch plea saying it was untimely.
“These are two excessive profile personalities from the movie trade… One is having political life and it will likely be higher if chance of settlement is explored. We’re issuing discover on the plea and in the meantime, (you) go for the mediation,” the bench mentioned.
The court docket requested the couple to go to the Supreme Court docket’s mediation centre to discover the probabilities of the settlement.
Priyadarshini, in her plea, mentioned the divorce plea be transferred from the Patiala Home courts right here to a household court docket in Cuttack on the bottom that she can’t journey to Delhi on account of COVID-19 state of affairs.
The couple has been engaged in bitter authorized fights.
Priyadarshini, who had married Mohanty in 2014, has filed a case searching for upkeep from her estranged husband in a Sub Divisional Judicial Justice of the Peace court docket in Cuttack.
She has additionally filed a case in opposition to Mohanty underneath the Safety Of Girls From Home Violence (DV) Act.
The marital discord got here to gentle after a neighborhood court docket in Cuttack just lately listed for listening to the plea of Priyadarshini. PTI