Family Pension will be shared by legally wedded wife along with children from second wedlock.
Government of India
Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare
Family Pension Series
Widows and Children from both WedLocks
- As per CCS conduct Rules 21 no Government servant having a spouse living, shall enter into, or contract, a marriage with any person, provided that the Central Government may permit a Government servant to enter into, or contract, any such marriage.
- As per section 11 of Hindu Marriage Act any marriage shall be null and void if the party has a spouse living at the time of the marriage.
- If a deceased employee is survived by more than one widow and has children from both wedlock, family pension shall be shared equally by first wife being legally wedded wife along with the child from second wedlock I.e. 50% each.
- Second wife will have no claim for pension as second marriage is null and void as she is not holding the status of legally wedded wife.
— DOPPW India (@DOPPW_India) June 23, 2020