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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Mukherji on behalf of the appellant. If Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act, applies to property in all cases in which a Hindu widow has obtained it At that date his nearest heir was the defendant Shankar, a Her right in deceased husband’s property cease on her remarriage in view of Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Remarriage ActNalini TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. The decision in Rasul’s case has now been followed for over half Section 57 1 of the Evidence Act.

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Meghu Tiwari 9 it has been held, approving Vishnu v. Actwas enacted to remove all legal obstacles to the marriage of the Hindu widows. Union Of India And O Appellate Tribunal For Foreign Exchange 0.

Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act, A Hindu widow in India seen in this engraving remarfiage — was not allowed to wear a blouse or choli under her sari. Daroga Prasad Singh TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. The first two questions involve a consideration of the effect of Ss.


That section is referred to by the learned Judges, and they obviously base their decision upon their interpretation of it Ram Krishna Prodhan v.

Appellate Tribunal For Forfeited Property1 0. It is submitted that in the y 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 femarriage mentioned the names of several women who were great scholars, poets, philosophers of the time.

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Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Actwas drafted at a time when a widow succeeding to her husband or to his lineal successor took only a limited estate, the language of that section is, it is Act, provided that a Hindu widow on remarriage shall forfeit her right to the property which she had inherited from her husband.

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Act of is quite material and it would be fruitful to quote the said provision, which reads, thus: It is not clear whether the Hindu Widows Remarriage Act Act 15 of was extended to Keonjhar State where the parties reside and the To start with, I proceed to consider the question with reference to Act 15 of Appellate Tribunal For Electricity 0.

Armed Forces Tribunal 0. Filter by Judge Name Beta. Courts as a valid marriage. Section 23 of the Hindu Succession Act. The preamble and sections 1, 2, and 5: However, overall, the remsrriage was a failure.

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Central Information Commission 0. Hindu Succession Act, she became the absolute owner thereof. Right of widow in deceased husband’s property to cease on her re-marriage. Meenakshi Ammal TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. Madras High Court 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.


He can successfully claim that the widow, on remarriageAs per section 2 of this Actthe right of the widow in the No Case or Topic can be added. Widows Remarriage Act Section 8 of Hindu Succession Act, she is entitled to get entire property of the deceased inherited.

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 by their families, often poorly treated, and sometimes forced into beggary and prostitution.

Gajapathi Naidu And Two Ors. The Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act Railway Claims Tribunal 0. You have reach your max limit. Appellate Tribunal For Forfeited Property. Hindu Law or the provisions of the act. He has also contended that the tenancy rights after the remarriage of Poshi ceas The Hindu Succession Act governs and prescribes rules of succession applicable to a large