Bihar man marries mother-in-law & abandons wife now files for-divorce

Bihar man marries mother-in-law & abandons wife now files for-divorce : A breath taking incident, a man from Puraini village in Bihar left his wife and married his wife’s mother.

According to a report in the Daily Mail that Suraj Mahto, 22 years old hit the headlines in June when he abandoned his wife Lalita and married her mother, Asha Devi 42-year-old.


The affair between Mahto and Asha Devi began when Asha came to stay at the house of Suraj Mahto in Puraini, with her daughter.

Suraj’ mother-in-law looked after Suraj Mahto when he fell ill. This brought them closer, then they began to talk to each other on the phone for hours, after his mother-in-law Asha Devi had returned to her own home.

The report said that an affair began between the two and despite the protest of Asha’s daughter Lalita, they refused to end it. The father of Lalita worked in a factory in Delhi. He was also unable to persuade his wife to end the affair.

Despite the objection of villagers, Asha’s husband and daughter, Mahto and Asha Devi eloped and got married on 1st June 2016 in nearby Dhamdaha.

The report said that now they realized their mistake and are looking for a divorce.

As per the Gulf News, Suraj Mahto says that I have come to realise my absurdity now. I admit that I have committed the mistake but will never repeat in future.

Suraj claimed that he no longer want to saw Asha Devi as his wife, but as a mother.

Asha Devi is also remoseful about her actions and said that the couple have applied for divorce.