The bench of Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Surya Kant, in the hearing of custody matter remarked that, getting affection from both parents is right of a child.
Friday, the bench directed family court to ensure that child get to know his father and also get affection during visitation.
“Ensure that visitation rights are fixed in such a manner that the child gets to know and love his father.”
The bench also said that, family court may make suitable arrangements for vacation period.
“The Family Court may also make suitable arrangements for visitation/interim custody during vacation periods.”
In the matter bench said it a right of child to get affection of both the parents.
“A child has a right to the affection of both his parents and the Family Court shall ensure that visitation rights are granted in such a manner.”
The bench also remarked :
“Obviously the Family Court has to keep the interest of the child at the foremost.”
The remark came on the special leave petition filed by father Anuj Chaturvedi.