SC rules in favour of daughter's share in parental property

Last Modified Tuesday, 11 August 2020 (17:11 IST)
New Delhi: The on Tuesday ruled that daughters will have equal rights as sons over the
even if the father died before the 2005 came into force.
A three-judge bench of Justices Arun Mishra, S Abdul Nazeer and MR Shah, while explaining the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005, said "Daughters cannot be deprived of their right to equality conferred by Section 6 of the Act."
 
Mr Mishra asserted that "is always a loving daughter for the rest of their life."
The amendment came into effect on September 9, 2005. The courts considered this as cut-off date to decide please by daughters seeking equal rights as coparceners as sons in their father's estate. It has nothing to do with marriage. (UNI)