Pain of cross-border abduction by parent
Indian law at present offers little support to a parent whose child has been deviously removed to a foreign country by a separated spouse. It could even be a child brought to India from abroad. India could begin with signing the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
Nine million Punjabi NRIs constitute the biggest community from any Indian state to contribute to the total of 30 million NRIs living worldwide. Consequently, Punjab also has the largest share of NRI-related cross-border family law disputes. One rapidly developing offshoot of such marital and family disputes is ‘inter-parental child removal'.
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