A day after actor-MP Nusrat Jahan claimed that her marriage in Turkey with businessman Nikhil Jain in 2019 just isn’t legitimate below Indian legal guidelines, her estranged husband alleged that she had averted all the time his requests to get the wedding registered.
He claimed that Jahan’s behaviour began altering in the direction of him since August 2020 when she was capturing a movie, and she or he left his dwelling bag and baggage in November.
Jain stated although he had initially wished to speak concerning the difficulty solely in court docket and never in public, he was ‘dismayed with current allegations in opposition to me and my household, concerning my married life and it has grow to be crucial’ for him to reveal some information.
Jahan, who’s reportedly courting actor-assembly ballot candidate Yash Dasgupta in current occasions, stated in a press release on Wednesday that since her wedding ceremony with Jain had taken place in accordance with Turkish Marriage Regulation, the wedding is invalid right here.
‘Because it was an interfaith marriage, it requires validation below Particular Marriage Act in India, which didn’t occur. As per regulation, it isn’t a wedding, however a relationship or a live-in relationship,’ she stated.
Jahan had tied the knot with Jain at a vacation spot marriage ceremony at Bodrum in Turkey in 2019, attended by a choose few.
After successful the Lok Sabha elections in 2019 on a Trinamool Congress ticket, Jahan hosted a grand marriage ceremony reception at a five-star resort in Kolkata which was attended by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee amongst different dignitaries.
‘Out of affection, I had proposed to marry Nusrat which she gladly accepted and we went for a vacation spot marriage ceremony in Turkey,’ Jain stated.
After that, he stated, they lived collectively as husband and spouse and launched themselves as a married couple within the society.
‘I devoted all my time and assets being a trustworthy and accountable husband. Associates, household and folks near us know all the pieces that I did for her. My unconditional help for her is unchallenged,’ Jain stated.
‘Since August 2020 throughout the capturing of a movie, my wifes behaviour began altering in the direction of me, for causes finest recognized to her. Throughout our keep collectively I requested her on plenty of events to get the wedding registered however she averted my requests,’ he added.
Nusrat has been forged reverse Yash Dasgupta in Bengali movie ‘SOS Kolkata’, the capturing of which came about in August 2020.
Jain stated that on November 5 final yr, Nusrat left his flat alongside together with her private belongings and shifted to her Ballygunge flat ‘and thereafter we by no means stayed collectively as husband and spouse’.
Jain stated he filed a civil swimsuit in opposition to Nusrat on March 8 for annulment of their marriage ‘as a consequence of sure developments’. ‘The alleged marriage just isn’t authorized, legitimate and tenable; and thus, was not a wedding in any respect within the eye of regulation,’ she has stated within the assertion.