Supreme Court delivers judgment in a 47-year-old suit on succession of properties of erstwhile NawabJuly 31 2019
Succession to the properties declared by an erstwhile ruler to be his private properties in the agreement of accession with the Dominion of India will be governed by the personal law applicable to the ruler, the Supreme Court held.
A Bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Anirudhha Bose held that the rule of succession applicable to the “Gaddi” (rulership) will not apply.
The ruling came in a dispute dating back to 1972 involving . . .
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