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5 Events that Led to the Establishment of a Daughter’s Right to Property

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This is a guest post written by Anuj Valiya Rakkanchath, a second-year student of the 3-year LLB course of Jitendra Chauhan College of Law, Mumbai. In the recent past, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India held that daughters have a right to the ancestral property. In this article, we look at the background and the events leading up to the establishment of a daughter’s right to property.   Succession under the Hindu Succession Act,1956 Succession is the process by which all the earthly property of a now-dead person is dealt with by law. Inheritance is the transfer of rights of the property […]