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Stridhan

The word “Stridhan” has been derived from the words “stri” meaning a woman and the word “dhana” means property. This concept came down all the centuries from the Hindu Smritis but has today, engulfed all forms of marriages in all… Continue Reading →

Hindu Women Inheritance Rights

Much like those of women of any other country, property rights of Indian women have evolved out a continuing struggle between the status and the progressive forces. And pretty much like the property rights of women elsewhere, property rights of… Continue Reading →

Gujarat High Court: Convert’s Don’t Lose Right To Inherit Property Under Hindu Succession Act, 1956

INTRODUCTION Happily, the modern Hindu Law of succession is much simpler law than the old Hindu Law. The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 kays down a uniform law of succession for all the Hindus. Old Hindu law and customary law of… Continue Reading →

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