NEW DELHI — A retired Indian couple is suing their son and daughter-in-law, demanding that they produce a grandchild inside a 12 months or pay them 50 million rupees ($675,000).
Sanjeev Ranjan Prasad, a 61-year-old retired authorities officer, mentioned it was an emotional and delicate subject for him and his spouse, Sadhana Prasad, they usually can not wait any longer. His son, a pilot, was married six years in the past.
“We want a grandson or a granddaughter within a year or compensation, because I have spent my life’s earnings on my son’s education,” Prasad informed reporters on Thursday.
Prasad mentioned he spent 3.5 million rupees ($47,300) for his son’s pilot coaching within the United States.
“The main issue is that at this age we need a grandchild, but these people (my son and daughter-in-law) have an attitude that they don’t think about us,” Prasad mentioned.
“We got him married in the hope we would have the pleasure of becoming grandparents. It has been six years since their marriage,” Prasad mentioned. “It feels as if despite having everything we have nothing.”
The courtroom accepted their petition and scheduled it for a listening to on Monday in Haridwar, a metropolis in northern Uttarakhand state, media stories mentioned.
The son and daughter-in-law couldn’t be reached for remark.
Prasad mentioned he and his spouse love kids.
“We are not getting love and affection from where we want it the most,” he mentioned. “I feel very unlucky.”