Every petition under this Act shall be presented to the District Court within the local limits of whose ordinary original civil jurisdiction:—
(i) the marriage was solemnized, or
(ii) the respondent, at the time of the presentation of the petition, resides, or
(iii) the parties to the marriage last resided together, or 2
(iii a) in case the wife is the petitioner, wher she is residing on the date of presentation of the petition;
(iv) the petitioner is residing at the time of the presentation of the petition, in a case where the respondent is at that time, residing outside the territories to which this Act extends, or has not been heard of as being alive for a period of seven years or more by those persons who would naturally have heard of him if he were alive.