New Delhi (Web Desk): A 29-year-old woman filed a petition, seeking separation from her husband who loved to dress and behave like a woman.

"He loves wearing a sari and uses my makeup and accessories to dress up like a woman at night ," Anitha (name changed) was quoted saying by the Times of India.

Hailing from Indiranagar, Bangalore, she works for a software company at Bannerghatta Road.

The couple had an arranged marriage in Bengaluru one year ago. "But from their first night itself, Naveen would act like a woman. He wanted to wear a sari that night ," said Saraswathi, senior counsellor at Vanitha Sahayavani, a women's helpline run by the city police.

"He behaves like a woman. He goes to work in the day, and come home and wears sari at night ," said Anitha, who claimed she couldn't stand him anymore. Her husband has agreed to the separation.