Bombay High Court annuls adoption after adoptive parents say they could not bond with child

5 February 2024

The parents had sought to return the three-year-old boy to an orphanage after they reported that they could not bond with the child. The orphanage then approached the Court seeking a dissolution of the adoption.

The Bombay High Court recently annulled the adoption of a three-year old child after the adoptive parents informed that they were not able to bond with the child emotionally [Bal Asha Trust, Mumbai v. Ashu Singhal, Riddhi Singhal].