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Some of us here will really relate to getting persistent questions from parents about when we’ll finally give them grandbabies. But after this story, you’ll feel lucky that question is all you’re getting.
A retired Indian couple is suing their son and daughter-in-law, demanding that they either give them a grandkid within the year or pay them 50 million rupees (US$675,000). The choice is theirs … sort of.
According to Sanjeev Ranjan Prasad, he has spent his life’s earnings on his son and his education. He says that his son and daughter-in-law have been married for six years but have yet to provide them with their bundle of joy.
“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 said.
“We are not getting love and affection from where we want it the most," he said. “I feel very unlucky."