Full Ownership in Property for Hindu Females and their Coparcenary Right


Archit Rohit*


Published on March 8, 2022 | Manuscript Number: 2022/LWLR/08078 | Page Numbers: 78-86

Abstract: The rights of a female to property and the rights of others in her property vary greatly. They are impacted by various variables such as culture, religion, the woman’s social standing, and the level of development of the society to which she belongs. In India, the majority of women are unaware of their property rights. Though the rights specified in Hindu law books in different systems such as Mitakshara and Dayabhaga are more terrible for women, current legislation such as The Hindu Women’s Right to Property Act, 1937, has seen significant advances. The Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005, was amended to grant absolute interest as a coparcener instead. The daughter has also been made a coparcener under Section 6(1) of this Act. Women’s estates have been eliminated by Section 14 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956, and the previous rule of succession has been repealed by Sections 15 and 16. So in this paper, it is discussed how the position of Hindu females has changed the property and how full ownership is achieved, and it also deals with the Coparcenary Right of the Hindu female.

Keywords: Hindu Female, Right to Property, Full Ownership, Coparcenary Right.

*West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

Cite as: Archit Rohit, Full Ownership in Property for Hindu Females and their Coparcenary Right (2022) 1(3) LKO. L. REV. 78