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The Hindu law is credited to be the most ancient law system (approximately 6000 years old). The entirety of the Hindu law is said to be derived from two major sources:

  1. Ancient or original sources: Shruti (the 4 Vedas – Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samveda, Atharvaveda), Smriti, digests and commentaries, customs and usages.
  2. Modern Sources: Equity, justice and good conscience, precedent, legislation.

Legal Bites' study material on Hindu law consists of three modules which cover important property, marriage and guardianship laws. We have also included a section which contains several informative articles on various topics such as adoption and judicial separation. Readers who wish to understand the intricacies of Hindu law will benefit immensely from this course.

Important articles and Study Material on Hindu Law – Click on the links to Read.

Module I

  1. Ancient and Modern Sources of Hindu Law: A Concise Overview
  2. Growth of Hindu Law from Ancient to Modern Law
  3. Master Hindu Law Mains: Legal Bites' Hindu Law Solved Questions Series for Judiciary, APO & University Exams
  4. Hindu Law MCQs for Law Aspirants: Solved High-Quality MCQs for Judiciary Prelims
  5. 800+ Detailed Questions MCQ Test Series for Competitions (Redirect to Law Aspirants)
  6. The Different Schools of Hindu law | Explained
  7. 20 Landmark Cases on Hindu law
  8. Hindu Joint Family and Coparcenary: An Analysis
  9. Important Doctrines/Principles under Family Law

Module II

  1. Evolution and History of Hindu Marriage
  2. Concept of Marriage under Hindu law
  3. Conditions for the Validity of Marriage Under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
  4. Solemnization of Marriage with Special Reference to Live-in Relationships
  5. Registration of Marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act

Module III

  1. Nullity of Marriage under Hindu Law | Explained
  2. Restitution Of Conjugal Rights Under Hindu Law
  3. Judicial Separation Under Hindu Marriage
  4. Divorce Under the Hindu Law

Module IV

  1. Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act 1956: Entrenched Patriarchal Notions

Module V

  1. Hindu Women's Right to Property | Explained
  2. Natural Guardians and their Right over Minor's Property
  3. Hindu Succession Act 1956- Order of Succession among Males
  4. Case Analysis: Prakash & Ors. v. Phulavati & Ors., (2016)
  5. Case Analysis: Arunachala Gounder (Dead) By Lrs v. Ponnusamy and Ors. (2022)

Other Articles

  1. Can an Ancestral Property be Sold without Successor’s Consent?
  2. Karta – Powers and Duties
  3. New Born Son And His Position In Joint Hindu Family
  4. Introduction – Hindu Marriage act, 1955
  5. Concept and forms of marriage
  6. Essential Conditions Of Valid Marriage
  7. Registration Of Marriage
  8. Distinction between void and voidable marriage
  9. Judicial Separation under Hindu Law
  10. Restitution of Conjugal Rights
  11. Concept And Grounds Of Divorce
  12. Divorce under Hindu Law (Theories)
  13. Desertion as a Ground for Divorce – Explanation with Relevant Case Laws
  14. Guardianship
  15. Adoption
  16. Gifts
  17. Partition

Important Case Laws

[1] Muhammad Husain Khan v. Babu Kishva Nandan Sahai, Privy Council Appeal No. 97 of 1934

[2] Dr. Surajmani Stella Kujur v. Durga Charan Hansdah, Special Leave Petition (Crl.) 2436 of 2000

[3] Bhaurao Lokhande & Anr. v. State of Maharashtra, AIR 1965 SC 1564

[4] Babui Panmato Kuer v. Ram Agya Singh, AIR 1968 Patna 190

[5] Seema v. Ashwani Kumar, 2006 (2) SCC 578

Hindu Law Mains Solved Question-Answer Series | Important Questions for Judiciary, APO & University Exams

  1. Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Part – I
  2. Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Part – II
  3. Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Part – III
  4. Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Part – IV
  5. Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Part – V
  6. Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Part – VI
  7. Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Part – VII

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