Husbands from India are suing their son, demanding that he and his wife give them a grandson of up to one year or otherwise pay compensation in the amount of 615,000 EUR, AFP reported.
Sanjeev and Sadhana Prasad say they have spent their savings raising and training their son, who is now a pilot, and organizing a lavish wedding for him. Now they want a grandson or a return on their investment.
“Our son has been married for six years, but he and his wife are still not planning a baby. If we at least had a grandson to spend time with, our pain would be bearable,” the couple said in a lawsuit filed in Haridwar court. last week.
The claim of 50 million rupees (615,000 EUR) includes the cost of a wedding reception at a five-star hotel, a luxury car worth 76,000 euros and the couple’s honeymoon payment abroad, the Times of India reported.
The parents added that they paid $ 62,000 to train their son to pilot in the United States before he returned to India without a job, the newspaper said.
“We also had to take out a loan to build our house, and now we are experiencing a lot of financial difficulties. We are also mentally upset because we live alone,” the couple said in their complaint.
According to the couple’s lawyer Arvind Kumar, the appeal will be considered by the court on May 17.
In India, several generations, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, often live under one roof. In recent years, however, the trend has changed, with young couples tending to distance themselves from their families. Many women, at the same time, like the daughter-in-law in this case, prefer to emancipate themselves and pursue a career instead of staying at home and looking after children.