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Oct 26 1953 (SC)

Wali Singh Vs. Sohan Singh

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Oct-26-1953

Reported in : AIR1954SC263

jagannadhadas, j. 1. this appeal arises out of a suit for declaration that the property, details of which are given in. the plaint, are jointly possessed and owned by the plaintiff and the defendant, the plaintiff owning 3/4th share and defendant 1/4th share. the suit was decreed by the trial court. but on appeal, the high court of punjab reversed the decree. hence the appeal to this court. the facts out of which this litigation arises are as follows:2. the suit properties admittedly belonged to one kahan singh who is the common ancestor of both the parties. the following pedigree shows the relationship:kahan singh|-----------------------------------| |kirpal singh mohar singh| -----------|shiv singh|------------------------- | |wali singh pritam singh(plaintiff) |sohan singh (deft.) the plaintiff, wali singh, son of shiv singh was admittedly adopted by kirpal singh. the-dates of birth and adoption of wali singh were both matters in dispute in the suit. but it was found by the trial court that wali singh was born on 2-3-1904, during the life-time of kahan singh and that he was adopted on 24-8-1918, long after kahan singh's death which occurred on 12-11-1906. these findings have been accepted by the appellate court and are no longer in dispute before us. kahan singh left him surviving only one of his sons, kirpal singh and two great-grandsons, wali singh and pritam singh, sons of shiv singh. both mohar singh and shiv singh predeceased him.on kahan singh's death there was .....

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Jan 23 1953 (SC)

ThakuraIn Raj Rani and ors. Vs. ThakuraIn Dwarka Nath Singh and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Jan-23-1953

Reported in : AIR1953SC205; [1953]4SCR913

bhagwati, j. 1. this is an appeal from the judgment and decree passed by the late chief court of oudh, affirming the judgment and decree passed by the civil judge of sitapur, dismissing the plaintiffs' suit. 2. one, thakur shankar bux singh, proprietor of the estate known as rampur kelan, situated in district sitapur (oudh) was heavily indebted and the estate had been in the possession of deputy commissioner of sitapur as receiver from 1892 up to 11th july, 1901. thereafter he was declared a disqualified proprietor under the provisions of 8(d)(1) of the u.p. court of wards act (u.p. act iii of 1899) and the court of wards took possession of the estate on the 1st august, 1901. under section 34 of the act he was not competent to dispose his property by will without the consent in writing of the court of wards, though prior to the 1st august, 1901, he had made four successive wills, the last being dated 19th june, 1901, under which he gave his estate absolutely to his wife. on the 30th november, 1901, he made a will giving a life interest to his wife and the remainder over to his cousin ganga bux singh after providing for certain legacies by way of maintenance in favour of his three daughters, his father's sister and his mother. the court of wards withheld its consent to this will which thus fell through. on the 7th january, 1904, ganga bux singh executed in his favour a registered deed of agreement agreeing to pay him rs. 50 per month during his lifetime with effect from the .....

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Oct 09 1953 (SC)

Commissioner of Income-tax Vs. Kikabhai Premchand

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Oct-09-1953

Reported in : [1953]24ITR506(SC)

bose, j.1. this is an appeal by an assessee against a judgment and order of the high court at bombay delivered on a reference made by the income-tax appellate tribunal. the bombay high court refused leave to appeal but the assessee obtained special leave from this court.2. the appellant deals in silver and shares and a substantial part of his holding is kept in silver bullion and shares. his business is run and owned by himself. his accounts are maintained according to the mercantile system. it is admitted that under this system stocks can be valued in one of two ways and provided there is no variation in the method from year to year without the sanction of the income-tax authorities an assessee can choose whichever method, that is to say, the cost price of the stock was wnterred at the beginning of the year and not its market value and similarly the cost price was again entered at the close of the year of any stock which was not disposed of during the yeaar. the entries on the one side of the accounts at the beginning of the year thus balance those on the other in respect of these items with the result that so far as they are concerned the books show neither a profit nor a loss on them. this was the method regularly employed and it is admitted on all hands that this was permissible under this system of accounting.3. the accounting year with which we are concerned is the calendar year 1942. the silver bars and shares lying with the appellant at the beginning of the year were .....

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