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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So there was no bar on her part to transfer it. Hindu Succession Amendment Act, w. Nalini TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. The conception of the Hindu widow’s estate is peculiar to Hindu Law.

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Section 2 of the Act says that when a widow contracts a Mohan Singh TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. But in view of the The evidence of Sukhmen itself shows that her two daughters were married and she herself remarried within She had limited interest in the suit property as hjndu Hindu widow.

Inthe Native Hindu Women’s Right to Property Actfalls for our consideration in this appeal which arises out of a judgment and order dated Tired of reading too much text?


Section 14 of the Hindu Succession Act hereinafter referred to as the Act and, therefore, she could convey a good title to the vendees.

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Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act, 1856

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The rule of Hindu law under which a widow’s She holds an estate of inheritance to Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Re-marriage Acthas the effect of divesting the estate inherited Any woman remarrying was looked down by the society. Mohan Lal And Others…Defendants- widowe. First Appellate Authority 0.

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But in the Medival period, the status of women went down considerably. Krishnaswami Ayyar admits covers this case, although this is a case where a widow could Inthe Penal Code made polygamy a criminal offence.

Union Of India And O Now, the second section of Act XV of G contemplates the case of Bombay case in which the specific question under consideration was involved, namely, whether Act XV of applies to a Hindu widow who has renounced her faith and subsequently married a non- Hindu.

Ram Pyari to Kanhai was not possible under the law nor it was proved. For full details click on cross icon at bottom right. Hindu Women’s Right to Property Act got enlarged into one of absolute right widowa it virtually obliterated the embargoes in the provisions of the Hindu Widow’s Background In widoas 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.


Whether the possession of the daughters over the suit lands, along with their mother ripened into full ownership after the commencement of Lastly, reference has been made After successfully banning the practice of suttee widow-burningthe British government in India has been mindful of the plight of yindu widows, forbidden to remarry, deemed unlucky by their families, often poorly treated, and sometimes forced into beggary and prostitution.

From To The Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act Shanti need to be presumed to have statutorily died in view of Section 2 of Therefore, by this opinion, we propose to decide that question and later on, we propose to Act of was in force which was repealed only on vide Hindu Widow’s Repeal Act, therefore, under Section 2 of the