Legal Question in Civil Litigation in India

whether daughters of a hindu family has property rights along with the sons of the family out of the self earned property of their deceased father.Incase they are eligible any cut of date(effective date) as per amendment in Hindu Succession Act.Whether the daughters marriage date plays any determining factor? Pl clarify with reference to the Hindu law.

Asked on 10/19/13, 4:58 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Fca Prashant Chavan Expert Edge LLP


Dear Sir / Madam,

As per the Hindu Succession Act, married daughters have equal rights vis a vis the sons on the parental property. There is no cut-off date for this law to have become effective. The daughter has a right to the family property, irrespective whether she is single or married.


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Answered on 10/19/13, 5:26 am

Rajiv Gupta +91 9811284735 KarVai Legal Solutions(

acc to HSA Daughters and sons has equal rights to property. According to law, any woman, irrespective of the marital status, has full right to inherit ancestral property just like a son of the of marriage is insignificant.

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Answered on 10/21/13, 5:09 am

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