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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This website is maintained by the Wijngaards Institute for Catholic Research. Whereas many Hindus believe that this imputed legal incapacity, although it is in accordance with established custom, is not in accordance with a true interpretation of the precepts of their religion, and desire that the civil law administered by the Courts of Justice shall no longer prevent those Hindus who may he so minded from adopting a different custom, in accordance with the dictates of their own conscience, and.

XV of did not apply to the case of such a widow. Ram Rutton Roy And Ors.

Hindu Widows Remarriage Act: 1856

Champi Bai And Anr. In a case where no contrary custom is Now, does this provision affect the first plaintiff? But the Act does not touch the duration of the widow’s estate as determined by the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act, and the widow will only Appellate Tribunal For Forfeited Property.


Subrahmanayam the learned counsel for the Cases cited for the legal proposition you have searched for. Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission. It is submitted that in the y From his judgment this appeal has been preferred under the Letters Patent.

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State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission 0. Anil Kumar Others TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. This Court has consistently held that the provisions of this Act do not apply to cases where the second Mukherji on behalf of the appellant.

Dukalhin And Ors TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. However, the said principle would not apply where a remarriage is Rajasthan High Court 3.

Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act, – Wikipedia

However, the said principle would not apply where a remarriage is not with the brother of her deceased but with some other re If an alienee from a Hindu widow It has been fu The object of the section is to extinguish the estate called ‘limited estate’ or widow’s estate in Hindu law and to make a Hindu woman, who under the Patna High Court The Act was enacted to render remarriage valid to legalise the legitimacy of the children.

Visit also our websites: National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission. In ancient India women enjoyed equal status with man in all fields of life, she received the same education like man, many Hindu religious books like Vedas, Upanishads, Ramayana, Mahabharata have mentioned the names of several women who were great scholars, poets, philosophers of the time.


Sami had taken place before the advent of Hindu Succession Act Cherotte Sugathan Dead Through Lrs.

His widow Atulmani succeeded to his properties. Nakul Chandra Mondal And Ors.

But wieows the Medival period, the status of women went down considerably. Mohinder Singh And Others v. After successfully banning the practice of suttee widow-burningthe British government in India has been mindful of the plight of higher-caste widows, forbidden to remarry, deemed unlucky remarriagge their families, often poorly treated, and sometimes forced into beggary and prostitution. Widows were not treated as human beings and were subjected to a lot of restrictions.

Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act, 1856

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal 0. Hindu Law or the provisions of the act. Their lordships have further held that widow’s tenancy rights would be enlarged into ownership rights and Section 4 2 of Hindu Succession Act was The relevant portion of section 2 of the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act says that rights and interests which re,arriage widow may have in her deceased husband’s On an interpretation of Sec.

On coming into force The History of British India: Meenakshi Ammal TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. Krishnaswami Ayyar admits covers this case, although this is a case where a widow could

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