Rashmi Rohan Shetty vs Rohan Raghunath Shetty on 25 October, 2021

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Supreme Court of India

Rashmi Rohan Shetty vs Rohan Raghunath Shetty on 25 October, 2021

Author: B.V. Nagarathna

Bench: B.V. Nagarathna


                                       IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
                                        CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION
                                 TRANSFER PETITION(S)(CIVIL) NO. 3044/2019

     RASHMI ROHAN SHETTY                                                            Petitioner(s)


     ROHAN RAGHUNATH SHETTY                                                         Respondent(s)


This transfer petition has been filed by the petitioner-wife

seeking transfer of divorce petition filed by the respondent-

husband in the Family Court at Thane, Maharashtra, to a Court of

competent jurisdiction at Mangalore, Dakshin Kannada District,


Heard learned counsel for the petitioner and learned counsel

for the respondent.

It is submitted that the petitioner is presently residing at

Mangalore, Karnataka and hence the aforesaid matter may be

transferred to the competent court of jurisdiction at Mangalore.

Learned counsel for the respondent submitted that no objection

is raised by the respondent for the said transfer as such.

In the circumstances, having regard to the difficulty pleaded

by the Petitioner and the distance between Thane, Maharashtra and

Mangalore at Karnataka being considerable and in order to enable

the petitioner to effectively defend the aforesaid petition, the

aforesaid petition namely M.P. No. A123/2019 titled as “Mr. Rohan
Signature Not Verified

Digitally signed by

Raghunath Shetty Vs. Mrs. Rashmi Rohan Shetty” is directed to be
Date: 2021.10.27
12:58:33 IST

transferred to a Court of competent jurisdiction that is the

competent Family Court, at Mangalore, Karnataka.


It is needless to observe that both the parties will cooperate

with the competent court of jurisdiction at Mangalore for

expeditious disposal of the petition.

The Petition is allowed and disposed of in the aforesaid



New Delhi
Date: 25.10.2021.

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