Court : Mumbai Aurangabad
Decided on : Sep-16-2015
..... were enacted. the 81th law commission report, in view of subsequent enactment suggested to repeal the act of 1856, hence on 31st august, 1983, hindu widow s re-marriage act, 1856, was repealed. section 21 of the hindu adoption and maintenance act, 1956 define dependents. the learned counsel ..... contrary to hindu law. before the independence, the hindu widow s re-marriage act, 1856 was enacted as social re-formative statute giving right to remarriage to the widow, but section 2 of the said act takes away the rights of widow to the property of her deceased husband. however, thereafter, various acts like hindu succession act, hindu minority and guardianship act, hindu adoption and maintenance act etc. ..... of section 8 of the hindu succession act, 1956, provides the general rules of succession in the case of males. the said section reads as under: 8. general rules of succession in the case of ..... every six months. 8. upon careful scrutiny of the material placed on record, and in the light of the provisions of sections 8 and 14 of the hindu succession act, 1956, it cannot be said that, there is no rational reason behind giving the right of pension to the childless widow even after re-marriage. the provisions .....Tag this Judgment!