• Deals with laws relating to property and succession, which have tremendous practical importance as they form the subject of a substantial portion
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|AUTHOR||Dr Poonam Pradhan Saxena|
• Deals with laws relating to property and succession, which have tremendous practical importance as they form the subject of a substantial portion of the litigation in Indian courts • Covers all major aspects of the law of succession relating to Hindus, Muslims, Christians and Parsis • Examines, in particular, fundamental concepts dealing with the joint family, coparcenary, partition, interstate succession as well as the law relating to gifts, wills, and inheritance • The author analyses major judgments of the Supreme Court and the various High Courts on issues such as the rights of a daughter with respect to coparcenary property, and the applicability of the laws of inheritance for apportionment of ex gratia payment • Also examines certain contradictions between the provisions of Central and State legislations post the 2005 Amendment Act The book is essential for LLB students, professors teaching in law schools, students and scholars of gender studies, and will be a valuable asset to law and social science libraries