Wife Of A Porn Addict Approaches Supreme Court For  Ban On Online Pornography  
Wife Of A Porn Addict Approaches Supreme Court For  Ban On Online Pornography  

A young woman has moved the Supreme Court seeking a total ban on online pornography, claiming that her marriage is in trouble as her husband is suffering from porn addiction.

The 27-year old Mumbai resident has blamed her husband’s addiction on porn sites, and has said the addiction had “ruined” her married life.

According to her as a result of the habit, her 35-year-old husband has turned “perverted” and was ignoring daily activities. She has further claimed that he was indifferent to her material and physical needs, leading to a trouble married life. The husband has also asked for a divorce by mutual consent and has reportedly already filed the petition with the family court.

Become Party To 2013 Petition

The woman has approached the court via the lawyer Kamlesh Vaswani, and has asked to become party to the advocate’s ongoing plea filed in 2013 for banning online pornography.

In her affidavit, the woman petitioner has claimed that her husband is suffering from “lack of virility and vitality” and therefore is “unable to initiate sexual intercourse.” She has further stated that he was exhibiting  “abnormal behaviour “ ruining her married life as he had “forced”  her to have “unnatural oral sex.”

The woman said she had become aware later that her husband had been a porn addict since his teens.

Porn Ruining New Generation

The petitioner has stated in her plea that the “easy availability” of porn is a “serious impediment” to the country’s progress as the “whole new generation” is “adversely affected” and it causes “loss of moral and spiritual values”.

There have been other such cases seeking a ban on online porn

  • A petition had been filed last year before the apex court by another woman claiming that her marriage has been destroyed as a result of her husband’s porn addiction.
  • A Class 12 student had approached the court to issue a directive to ban sleazy sites citing various cases of his friends who were addicted to porn.

The Supreme Court has been looking at the possibility of banning  the viewing of pornographic material at public places and has sought the government’s opinion on making it a crime.

The Central government has said that it is in favour of banning child pornography sites but not others considering the right to privacy of citizens and also because it doesn’t desire to take up moral policing.

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