Case analysis

Case Analysis of Danial Latifi v. Union of India

In the judgement of Danial Latifi v. Union of India, the right of a woman to maintenance was upheld for a lifetime or until she remarried. In the landmark case of Mohd. Ahmed Khan v. Shah Bano Begum & ors.[1], Shah Bano was represented by Danial Latifi, who went on to file a writ petition in the apex court challenging the constitutional validity of the act which overturned the verdict of the case.