Section 15 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 and Women’s Property Rights in India: A Critical Analysis

  • Rakshandha Darak
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  • Rakshandha Darak

    Student at Alliance University, Bangalore, India

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This paper predominately focuses on section 15 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 and the Property Rights of Women in India. This paper encloses the aspects of property rights of women in all the legislations available so far through the judicial pronouncements. It also mentions the constitutional validity of section 15 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 and why it is considered to be discriminatory in nature. Finally, the paper addresses the jurisprudence notion behind the property rights of women in world by giving an overview of the requisite theory related to. The author extensively will use the judicial pronouncements in order to prove the hypothesis and full fill the objectives of the research paper.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 1, Page 2238 - 2258


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