Late music composer Wajid Khan’s spouse, medical hypnotherapist Kamalrukh Khan, has spoken up about why she has chosen to go public with the strain she has confronted all through her marriage to transform her faith. Wajid Khan handed away earlier this 12 months of a cardiac arrest and Kamlarukh says now the hassle is on to refuse inheritance resulting from her kids.
On Saturday, she had shared a observe about being harassed by her in-laws to transform to Islam. She has two kids with Wajid — a 16 years previous daughter and a nine-year- previous son. In her observe, Kamalrukh mentioned that she and Wajid had been ‘faculty sweethearts’ who married below the Particular Marriages Act that allowed them to wed whereas practising their very own religions. Nevertheless, after he and his household exerted strain on her to vary her faith, it triggered a rift in her relationship, bringing them to the brink of divorce.
Speaking to Instances of India, Kamalrukh mentioned that she wished to focus on the trauma she went by way of within the 17 years of their marriage. “Life has introduced me to a degree the place I have to battle for my kids’s due inheritance as his household has usurped his belongings publish Wajid’s demise. I’m each father and mom to them, and in sensible issues, all the time have been! My daughter is 16 years and my son is 9 years. I’ve to pay for his or her schooling and our maintenance. I work as a medical hypnotherapist and our major supply of incomes has been Wajid’s marital help. If that too is being snatched away (by those that haven’t bothered to communicate with me or my kids for the previous 7-Eight years, on such unfair grounds, I have to battle again on each entrance. Additionally my causes for talking out is tied to an inherent sense of justice. No lady ought to must face what I’ve confronted throughout these 17 years of marriage,” she mentioned.
Speaking in regards to the scare ways used to pressurise her, Kamalrukh mentioned, “Wajid’s household saved insisting that our youngsters had been illegitimate as was our marriage since we had not married as per Muslim legislation… His mom would brazenly inform Wajid, in my presence, to re-marry, which he clearly didn’t comply with do. His household’s behaviour was disrespectful in direction of me. Wajid’s refusal to budge on his beliefs, his refusal to simply accept one other standpoint, and his household’s pointless interference and affect ensured that he by no means stood by my aspect as a husband ought to. One other scare tactic was him submitting for divorce if I didn’t convert. After all, finally we didn’t find yourself getting a divorce as he realised his folly.”