Adopted child of single mother entitled to take her caste: Bombay High Court

The Court opined that refusing to let the child take the mother’s caste on the ground that proof of caste from parental side was not placed on record, would frustrate the purpose of adopting the child.
Adopted child of single mother entitled to take her caste: Bombay High Court
Justice SB Shukre, Justice GA Sanap and Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently held that an adopted child is entitled to take the caste of the single mother [Sonal Pratapsingh Vahanwala v. Deputy District Collector (Encroachment) & Ors.].

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