Married woman's heirs on her parental side not strangers for the purposes of succession under Hindu Succession Act: Supreme Court

The Court ruled that as per Section 15(1)(d) of the Hindu Succession Act, the heirs of the father of a Hindu female are covered under persons entitled to intestate succession of property of a female Hindu.
Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy
Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy

The Supreme Court has ruled that when heirs of father of a female are included as persons who can possibly succeed under Hindu Succession Act, then it cannot be held that they are strangers and not the members of the family with respect to the female (Khushi Ram & ors vs Nawal Singh & ors).

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