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G. Gopalakrishnam Razu (Minor by Mother, Bangarayya) Vs. S. Venkatanarasa Razu and Three ors. - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
SubjectFamily
CourtChennai
Decided On
Judge
Reported in(1914)ILR37Mad273
AppellantG. Gopalakrishnam Razu (Minor by Mother, Bangarayya)
RespondentS. Venkatanarasa Razu and Three ors.
Cases ReferredKameswara Sastri v. Veeracharlu I.L.R.
Excerpt:
hindu law - joint family--twice-born caste--debt--marriage expenses of male member, binding on the family. - .....sastri v. veeracharlu i.l.r. 34 mad. 422; that marriage is obligatory on hindus who do not desire to adopt the life of a perpetual brahmachari or of a sanyasi, and this being so, that debts reasonably incurred for the marriage of a twice-born hindu male are binding on the joint family properties.2. this second appeal coming for final hearing after the expression of the above opinion of the full bench, the court delivered the following3. having regard to the decision of the pull bench the decree of the lower courts will be modified to this extent that there shall be a decree making the interest of the third defendant also liable. the appellant will be entitled to his costs from the respondents.
Judgment:

1. It is sufficient to say that we agree with the judgment of Krishnaswami Ayyar, J., in Kameswara Sastri v. Veeracharlu I.L.R. 34 Mad. 422; that marriage is obligatory on Hindus who do not desire to adopt the life of a perpetual Brahmachari or of a Sanyasi, and this being so, that debts reasonably incurred for the marriage of a twice-born Hindu male are binding on the joint family properties.

2. This Second Appeal coming for final hearing after the expression of the above opinion of the Full Bench, the Court delivered the following

3. Having regard to the decision of the Pull Bench the decree of the Lower Courts will be modified to this extent that there shall be a decree making the interest of the third defendant also liable. The appellant will be entitled to his costs from the respondents.


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