2005 Current Affairs, GK & News

Uttarakhand Brings Ordinance to Give Co-ownership Rights to Women

The Uttarakhand government has put forward an ordinance providing the co-ownership rights to women in the ancestral property of their husband. Highlights The ordinance was put forward in the backdrop of large-scale migration of men from hill areas of the state to look for livelihood. It was passed with the aim of providing financial independence ..

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SC rules ‘Daughters have equal heirship rights in joint Hindu family property’

The Supreme Court has ruled that the daughters in the Hindu families have equal coparcenary rights in the joint Hindu family property even if the father died before the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005. This has been done in order to ensure the equality of women in the property rights of the family. Details of ..

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