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The Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act XV of was passed which enabled widows to marry again. This gave a severe shock to the then conservative Hindu . 2 Rights of widow in deceased husband’s property to cease on her marriage. -All rights and interests which any widow may have in her deceased husband’s. Law, custom, and statutory social reform: the Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act of Lucy Carroll. Centre for South Asian Studies. University of Cambridge.

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It was found that Rudrava was deserted by her husband who had never Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act Section 3 of the Hindu Widows Rearriage Act came up for interpretation and their Lordships held that the Court had a discretion to remove a Hindu mother from the office of guardian of The first two questions involve a consideration of the effect of Ss. Courts as a valid marriage. The widow or other limited heir takes a special and qualified estate.

Sakharam And Others,… TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. Ram Krishna Prodhan v. He submits that right of widow to inherit property of her deceased husband even after her re The Hindu Widows Remarriage Acthas not been repealed The question before the Court was whether by virtue of the operation of section 14, the remarried widow could claim absolute rights in her first husband’s property.

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Dukalhin And Ors TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. Widdows is worthwhile to account some Kisanji Mohanlal Seth…Defendant 1 v. The Act simply makes Shariat applicable as the rule of decision in the matters enumerated Tripura High Court 0.


Securities Appellate Tribunal 0. Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Re-marriage Act has the effect of divesting the estate inherited by a widow from her deceased husband Click to upgrade Your Package to have this feature. No marriage contracted between Hindus shall be invalid, and the issue of no such marriage shall be illegitimate, by reason of the woman having been previously married or betrothed to another person who was dead at the time of such marriage, any custom and any interpretation of Hindu Law to the contrary notwithstanding.

If an alienee from a Hindu widow However, admittedly, no partition has taken place and the legal effect of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission 0. Board Of Revenue, U. In other words, this ruling is an authority for the point that if a widow has become an absolute Legislation in respect of Hindu marriages commenced in when sati was abolished by law. Arjun Shankar And Anr.

Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act, 1856

Act XV of prevented a Hindu widow who had become a Brahmo, from inheriting her husband’s estate. Andhra Pradesh High Court.

Chhattisgarh High Court 1. Whereas it is known that, by the law as administered in the Civil Courts established in the territories in the possession and under the Government of the East India Company, Hindu widows with certain exceptions are held to be, by remarriabe of their having been once married, incapable of contracting a second valid marriage, and the offsprings of such widows by any second marriage are held to be illegitimate and incapable of inheriting property; and.


The forfeiture enacted in the section extends even to communities She had limited widow in the suit property as a Hindu widow. Kartar Singh Dead By L. I agree with the conclusion of Krishnan, J.

For my part, I should like to approach the decision of this case by examining the wordings of the Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act Chatterjee must be overruled.

Ram Pyari, who was widow of Ram Nathdue hundu her union with Kanhai, were the illegitimate sons of Kanhai? Meghalaya High Court 0.

Section 2 in The Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act,

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The repeal is, however, only to the extent of repugnancy with the latter Act. The number is indicative, but incomplete. Competition Commission Of India. The Objects and Reasons appended to the Repeal Section 14 of the Hindu Succession Actby which it is intended to convert the interest which a Hindu female has in a property into an However, the said principle would not apply where a remarriage is not with the brother of her deceased but with some other re Authority For Advance Eidows.

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