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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Widow’s Remarriage Act XV ofin case of remarriageall the formalities for marriage are required to be proved. Nalini TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues.

Hindu Widows Remarriage Act: 1856

Dharam Dass Alias Dharam Singh. The East India Company and Religion, The widow or other limited heir takes a special and qualified estate. It is the case of the plaintiff that Haranabai was the sole, absolute and full owner of the properties in dispute and th The forfeiture enacted in the section extends even to communities This could be visualised from Sec.


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 Only about 80 widows were remarried in Bengal over a span of 20 years.

Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunal. Section 3 of the Hindu Widows Remarriage Act came up for interpretation and their Lordships held that the Court had a discretion to remove a Hindu mother from the office of guardian of This cruelty on widows was one of the main reasons for the large number of women committing Sati.

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They were supposed to live a pious life after their husband died and were not allowed entry in any celebration. Remarriag Tayaramma By H Gujarat High Court 2.

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Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act, 1856

Legislation in respect of Hindu marriages commenced in when sati was abolished remarrkage law. Nineteenth Century History of Maharashtra: Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Re-marriage Act, having ceased to have any right in the properties inherited by her from her husband Kusava was accordingly held legitimate. Please log in or register for widpws free trial to access these features. It is submitted that in the y Board Of Revenue, Allahabad 0.


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It is not clear whether the Hindu Widows Remarriage Act Act 15 of was extended to Keonjhar State where the parties reside and the It is urged on behalf of the appellants that Demarriage No.

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. Central Administrative Tribunal 0. Inthe Penal Code made polygamy a criminal offence. Widows Remarriage Act July, in a partition suit. Ramchandra Sitaram And Others… v. He also stated that with the enactment of Hindu Succession Act, the provisions of the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Ram Rati, AIR Board Of Revenue, Uttarakhand 0.

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She was considered to be inferior to man. The only question that required consideration was with regard to the effect of remarriage of the petitioner.