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Mohammed vs Arif

Mohammed vs Arif

 | 2002

Features a case involving the Kakkethi tharwad from the Kavaratti Island in Lakshadweep. The petitioner’s main contention in the appeal to the High Court is against a lower court judgement. The previous judgement found that the tharwad was never partitioned and that tharwad properties cannot be partitioned via gift deed without the consent of all the members of the tharwad. The High Court finds that the gift deed to be an invalid document, upholds the judgement of the lower court to be in accordance with Marumakkathayam law and dismisses the appeal.

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