Hindu Laws

Step into the world of ‘Hindu Laws’! This corner is all about rules made just for Hindus. Think of it as your friendly handbook to know what’s allowed and expected as a Hindu. We know legal stuff can be confusing, so we’re here to make it simple. We’ll chat about your traditions, the things you’ve been doing for a long time, and your rights too! Ever wondered about marriage, family, or ceremonies? We’ve got you covered. Our goal is to help you know your customs better and understand what you’re entitled to. So, relax, explore, and get familiar with the rules that matter to you.

Section 6 of Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act: Natural guardians of a Hindu minor.

The natural guardians of a Hindu minor; in respect of the minor’s person as well as in respect of the minor’s property (excluding his or her undivided interest in joint family property), are– (a) in the case of a boy or an unmarried girl–the father, and after him, the mother: provided that the custody of […]

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Section 14 of HMA: No petition for divorce to be presented within one year of marriage

(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, it shall not be competent for any court to entertain any petition for dissolution of a marriage by a decree of divorce, unless at the date of the presentation of the petition one year has elapsed since the date of the marriage: Provided that the court may, upon application

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Section 19 of HMA: Court to which petition shall be presented

Every petition under this Act shall be presented to the District Court within the local limits of whose ordinary original civil jurisdiction: (i) the marriage was solemnized, or (ii) the respondent, at the time of the presentation of the petition, resides, or (iii) the parties to the marriage last resided together, or (iiia) in case

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