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Bangladeshi Law on Wills: A comparative study

A will is a document that consists of the legal declaration of how a person wishes his property to be used after his death. Unlike a Trust which takes effect right after it is created, a Will becomes enforceable only upon the death of its creator. 473 more words

Legal Articles

What is Muslim Personal Law and why Muslims need it.

The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board is a representative body of all the important religious, political and cultural organizations of the Indian Muslims. Being a… 1,060 more words

Muslim Personal Law

Letter to 'open-minded' Indian citizens - Retelling Uniform Civil code

Dear ‘open-minded’ Indian citizens,

With the Law Commission currently seeking public opinion on the Uniform Civil Code, issues related to the implementation of UCC across India have once again come to the fore. 1,219 more words

Musings

TALAQ, TALAQ, . . .

Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.

The raging debate in the country today is on gender justice: can a woman be denied her fundamental rights because she belongs to a certain faith? 1,251 more words

POLITICAL

Muslim personal law in India is retrogressive - N.D. Nalapat

According to Nehruvian secularism, the “majority” can do no right and the “minority” no wrong. Hence, when laws designed to bring some of the traditional practices of those professing Hinduism into the 20th century, any effort at ensuring a similar modernising exercise on the Muslim community was discarded. 970 more words

India

Why We Must Have a Uniform Civil Code

“You must bring it, also for the muslim community. Take it from me that the Muslim community is prepared to have it but you are not brave enough to do it.”, thundered J.B. 1,079 more words

POLICY SAMVAAD