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The case features an island community with rich historical roots in the group of 36 islands that form Lakshdweep. Over the years the division of the old tarwad into thavazhies and sub-thavazhies raises the legal issue of the right of the thavazhies for the spiritual and temporal administration of…

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The case features a petitioner appealing a lower court ruling of debt incurred as the head of a Hindu Undivided Family as a collective liability. The High Court dismisses the appeal citing the petitioner colluding with other defendants to claim an exclusive right to the amount of the mortgage-bon…

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In this verdict the court upheld the right of a junior member of a tarwad to question unauthorised alienations of tarwad property as an individual and personal right. The court ruled in favour of the petitioner and ruled that the petitioners right to question was within frame and not barred by an…

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The Case features disputed properties including a mosque and residential building between a tarwad and its thavazhi. The central contention is whether the status of the disputed property was self acquired or thavazhi. The court finds that in case of the the particular community, the succession sh…

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This second appeal arises out of a previous suit for partition of family and property and a will bequeathing the disputed property to the wife of the deceased.
The petitioner claims the purchase made in the sole name of the wife was not meant as tavazhi property and as such was not a situa…

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The Case features petitioners appealing the decision of a trial court on the question of the legality of a will that the petitioners challenged as invalid.The High Court on reviewing the opinion of the lower courts, Hanafi law and the Sharia Act of 1937 grants the appeal finding a mother acting a…

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This case features a revision petition against sentencing in a matter of criminal charges in a trial court. The original prosecution was for unlawful assembly, rioting, mischief and threats of deadly weapons.The high court in its review upholds the lower court ruling of guilty under Section 427 o…