Transfer petition is a convenient way for feminist/matriarchal wives (read: all entitlements, no accountability wives) to harass husbands by filing a legal case in their parents’ hometown or any place where they reside but which is far off from husbands’ residence.
This is one thing which many men forget when they file a divorce case on wife in their own city, and later on realize that after the transfer granted by Supreme Court, now they have to travel to wife’s city to fight the divorce case they had filed! This judgment creates a first precedent against blind acceding to wives’ requests to transfer the cases in their cities.
“Estranged wives seeking transfer of cases, filed by husbands, to their places of residence has become the order of the day. We had become too liberal in acceding to their requests. But the husbands also have a right. Why the husbands should be always made to suffer,” the bench asked and indicated that it would from now on take into account merits of the husbands’ plea against such requests by wives seeking transfer of cases.
Actually, this makes perfect sense. The wife files multiple cases on husband, and expects that now the husband and the courts will give her what she has asked for, all the while when she has stopped working and earning. So her only job is to file cases on husband and demand her ‘legal’ entitlements as wife.
But the husband actually does a job or business and has to be present in his own city of work. So this judgment recognizes the fact that it is more important and just to recognize the important contribution of husband’s work rather than wife’s ‘work’ which solely consists of filing cases!