‘Mother alone can’t give child for adoption’

Noting that father’s consent is required before giving up a child for adpotion, a city court said a mother cannot independently give her child up for adoption. Discussing the law relating to adoption among Hindus, under the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, the court said according to its provision, if the father is alive, then he alone has the right to give the child in adoption.

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/-mother-alone-can-t-give-child-for-adoption-/1042824/

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