Preferential Right under Section 22 of Hindu Succession Act applicable even to Agricultural Land, Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan March 13 2019
Hindu Succession Act

The Supreme has held that the preferential right given to an heir of a Hindu under Section 22 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 is applicable even if the property in question is agricultural land.

The judgment was delivered by a Bench of Justices UU Lalit and MR Shah in an appeal filed against a judgment of the Himachal Pradesh High Court.


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