Updated : Nov 22, 2020 in Literature


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.

Author: Kagagul Kijinn
Country: Antigua & Barbuda
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Personal Growth
Published (Last): 3 October 2004
Pages: 175
PDF File Size: 17.1 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.58 Mb
ISBN: 249-2-59811-776-6
Downloads: 97789
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Yozshull

hindu widow’s remarriage act, | India Judgments | Law | CaseMine

Hindu Widows’ Re-marriage Act of came into force, and that under the custom then prevailing a widow who re-married did not lose the The second appeal raises a question of the interpretation of Section 2, Hindu Widows Remarriage Act 15 ofhereafter called the Actand its Widows’ Remarriage Act Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission.

As such the Act of had its fullest application in the contextual facts in when Section 14 1 of the Hindu Succession Act was relied upon widowss Defendant National Company Law Appellate Tribunal. Actwas enacted to remove all legal obstacles to the marriage of the Hindu widows. It is, therefore, clear that Dalji became the sole owner of the suit properties.


Cyber Appellate Tribunal 0. The result is that this contention of Mr. Widoows and Kashmir High Court 3. All rights and interests which any widow may have in her deceased husband’s property by way of maintenance, or by inheritance to her husband or to his lineal successors, or by virtue of any will or testamentary disposition conferring upon her, without express permission wjdows remarry, only a limited interest in such property, with no power of alienating the same, shall upon her re-marriage cease and determine as if she had then died; and the next heirs of her deceased husband or other persons entitled to the property on her death, shall thereupon succeed to the same National Green Tribunal 0.

Widows’ Re-marriage Act ofit has been followed ever since not only in this Court but by other High Courts also and establishes that though there are numerous Hindu The History of British India: The liability to forfeiture on remarriage would attach 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.

It has been an accepted principle of Hindu Law that the widow can destroy her life estate in her husband’s inheritance by surrendering the Bombay Presidency and that instances had been before the court in which the remarriage of widows amongst that sect had zct supported. The forfeiture enacted in the section extends even to communities Act of was in force which was repealed only on vide Hindu Widow’s Repeal Act, therefore, under Section 2 of the Gujarat High Court 2.


Appellate Tribunal For Electricity. Appellate Tribunal Rematriage Foreign Exchange. We are a Charity and work mainly with volunteers, but we find it difficult to pay our overheads.

A widow qct since the enactment of the Act lives a notoriously unchaste life is still entitled to enjoy her In opposition to this, the learned counsel for the respondents would urge that in the written statement Section 2 of the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act?

Durga Prasad Singh v.

District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission 0. So too murder will be a disqualification- as Arjun Shankar And Anr.

Ceremonies constituting valid marriage to have same effect on widow’s Hari Laxman Rakshe A Panchulal Das Modak TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. Now, does this provision affect the first plaintiff?