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Gopal Chunder Nath Coondoo and ors. Vs. Haridas Chini and anr. - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
SubjectFamily
CourtKolkata
Decided On
Judge
Reported in(1885)ILR11Cal343
AppellantGopal Chunder Nath Coondoo and ors.
RespondentHaridas Chini and anr.
Cases ReferredGobind Pershad Talookdar v. Mohesh Chunder Surmah Guttack
Excerpt:
hindu law - succession--spiritual benefit--father's brother's daughter's son--father's father's brother's son--act xxvii of 1860--certificate. - .....must succeed on the authority of the cases cited before us namely gobind pershad talookdar v. mohesh chunder surmah ghuttack 23 w.e. 117 and in re oodoy churn mitter i.l.r. 4 cal. 411, the case mentioned in the note to that case, viz., juggut narain singh v. the collector of manbhoom heard before the present chief justice, and the three unreported cases mentioned to us in which the same principle was adopted. the appellants, who are related to the great-grandfather, through the male line, are, for the reasons referred to in the judgment in gobind pershad talookdar v. mohesh chunder surmah guttack 23 w.r. 117 entitled to the certificate here in preference to the respondents who claim through a succession of persons, one of whom was a female.2. the order of the lower court must be.....
Judgment:

Pigot, J.

1. We think the appeal must succeed on the authority of the cases cited before us namely Gobind Pershad Talookdar v. Mohesh Chunder Surmah Ghuttack 23 W.E. 117 and In re Oodoy Churn Mitter I.L.R. 4 Cal. 411, the case mentioned in the note to that case, viz., Juggut Narain Singh v. The Collector of Manbhoom heard before the present Chief Justice, and the three unreported cases mentioned to us in which the same principle was adopted. The appellants, who are related to the great-grandfather, through the male line, are, for the reasons referred to in the judgment in Gobind Pershad Talookdar v. Mohesh Chunder Surmah Guttack 23 W.R. 117 entitled to the certificate here in preference to the respondents who claim through a succession of persons, one of whom was a female.

2. The order of the lower Court must be reversed, and a certificate must be granted to the appellants. The Judge of the Court below must determine any question as to security as he may think fit. The appellants will have their costs.


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