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Short Note on Hindu Joint Family- Under Mitakshara and Dayabhag

Saimy Eliza Abraham
Assistant Professor
KMCT Law College, Kuttippuram,
Kerala, India

Volume II, Issue I, 2018

Joint family is a fundamental aspect of Hindu Law in which the concept of joint family is where their common ancestor and his male lineal descendants along with other members such as wives, daughters, unmarried persons who stay together under one roof sharing everything in common. In both the school i.e. Mitakshara and Dayabhaga. The concept of joint family property is the area which makes each of them different from one other. For every Hindu there will be no escape from the Joint Family, may be in one generation or other the Hindu will come into the existence of Joint Family automatically. Therefore it is mentioned under the Hindu Laws that there is a presumption that each family will be considered as a Joint Family. So under this article would be focusing more on the concept of Hindu Joint Family involved and the major roles played by of Karta, Coparcenary in handling with the Joint Family Property. Apart from all the above will come into the major difference between Mitakshara and Dayabhaga.

 

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