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Rishika Mehta

Rishika Mehta

Asked on 23 January, 2019

What does the court's verdict on Hindu-Muslim couple's child mean?

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The Supreme Court said that a child born out of a marriage between a Hindu woman and a Muslim man is legitimate and has rights on his father's property.

Ishan Subramanium

Ishan Subramanium

Asked on 23 January, 2019

What was the case which the court was hearing?

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The court was hearing a plea filed by one Shamsudeen. His cousins opposed his claim on his father's property saying his mother was a Hindu.

Amit Chatterjee

Amit Chatterjee

Asked on 23 January, 2019

Is a marriage between a Hindu woman and Muslim man valid?

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The apex court said marriage between a Muslim man and Hindu woman isn't valid or void, but it is irregular.

Vivaan Tambe

Vivaan Tambe

Asked on 23 January, 2019

Can a Hindu wife stake claim on her Muslim husband's property?

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No. The court ruled the woman is entitled to a dower but can't stake a claim on her husband's property.

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