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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

UNIFORM CIVIL CODE [PART 2]

RISHEE RHUDRA AND SHUBHAM APARAJITA 
SYMBIOSIS LAW SCHOOL, PUNE 
(First Published on Volume 01 Issue 03, November 2016) 
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[CONTINUED IN PART 1]
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Maintenance: Under Indian law, the right to maintenance is civil in nature but it is also placed under the criminal code and can be pursued therein. Under Hindu law, a wife has a right to be maintained during her lifetime as per the provisions of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956. In what can be called an attempt to reinforce the conservative idea of a Hindu wife, an “unchaste” wife is not entitled to separate residence and maintenance.

Friday, June 29, 2018

UNIFORM CIVIL CODE [PART 1]

RISHEE RHUDRA AND SHUBHAM APARAJITA 
SYMBIOSIS LAW SCHOOL, PUNE 
(First Published on Volume 01 Issue 03, November 2016) 
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ABSTRACT 
India is a country of diverse culture with distinct religions. They are being governed by different laws in relation to marriage, divorce and some other aspects. In the recent days there has been chaos in the Muslim community regarding the following of their personal laws. Many other religions also have some stigma related to their personal laws. In the current paper we would like to highlight some aspects of women and personal laws with regards to different personal laws with a brief history and legal perspective of uniform civil code.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

BRINGING DOWN THE WALL: TRANSGENDER RIGHTS IN INDIA FROM A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE [PART 2]

MADHUR JHAVAR AND HARDIK GAUTAM 
INSTITUTE OF LAW, NIRMA UNIVERSITY, AHMEDABAD (GUJARAT) 
 (First Published on Volume 01 Issue 02, July 2016) 
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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION OF THE TRANSGENDER 
In the ancient religious and other Hindu mythological texts, the transsexual evidences have been witnessed in many incidences of Ardhanarishwara, Ramayana, Mahabharata1 and also their position was much stronger in Mughal era where they guarded the ladies and the children and were in fact respected. The existence of Transgender community ‘third gender’ is witnessed from more than 4,000 years with the ancient myth that they have the special power to bring luck and fertility.2

Saturday, June 23, 2018

BRINGING DOWN THE WALL: TRANSGENDER RIGHTS IN INDIA FROM A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE [PART 1]

MADHUR JHAVAR AND HARDIK GAUTAM 
INSTITUTE OF LAW, NIRMA UNIVERSITY, AHMEDABAD (GUJARAT) 
(First Published on Volume 01 Issue 02, July 2016) 
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ABSTRACT 
India is a democratic country giving utmost priority to the rights of people, not differentiating on the basis of their gender while framing laws, giving emphasis to the rights of the suppressed class is wholly a different matter and out of the scope of the paper. Now when we raise a question what genders are to be considered? For answering this sort of question one must know what a transgender is?

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