• Sarla Mudgal Case Comment
    ABSTRACT This paper concerns itself with the case law Sarla Mudgal v. Union of India, AIR 1995 SC 1531. It is a review of the above mentioned case. The case holds extreme importance as it laid down principles against the practice of solemnizing second marriage by conversion to Islam, with first...
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  • Uniform Civil Code in India
    Chief Justice of India VN Khare held that : ' In Smt. Sarla Mudgal vs the Union of India 1995 (3) SCC 635, it was held that marriage, succession and like matters of secular character cannot be brought within the guarantee enshrined under Article 25 and 26 of the Constitution.' 'For the reason...
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  • Jakfkd
    CASE COMMENT “Sarla Mudgal v. Union of India” AIR 1995 SC 1531 Subject: Private International Law Submitted to: Prof. Aruna B Venkat Submitted By: Ashutosh ID No.: 2006-12...
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  • Bigamy
    even more so against the provisions of the law. The case I have been allotted is based on the topic, Bigamy after Conversion to Islam. Through this project I have attempted to analyze in detail the judgement in the case of Smt. Sarla Mudgal & others Vs. Union of India & others, its importance and...
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  • Polygamy
    difference. The Supreme Court of the country had already made a very clear judgment in 1995 in what is famously called the Sarla Mudgal vs. the Union of India case whereby a conversion to Islam would not protect a man from the bigamy law if the first marriage was prior to his conversion and as a non...
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  • Human Rights
    constitutionality came under challenge in Daniel Latifi case [Daniel Latifi v. Union of India, (2001 7 SCC 740)]. The Supreme Court applied the doctrine of harmonious construction and construed the enactment very much in line with its Shah Bano judgment. The position, therefore, is that a Muslim woman is...
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  • Communal Harmony
    Sarla Mudgal vs Union of India4 a married Hindu male converted in to Islam for the sake of solemninising another marriage as polygamy is permitted in Islam. The Hon’ble SC held that conversion in to another faith Ipso-facto does not dissolve the first marriage because no one is allowed to take the...
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  • Ex Post Facto Laws
    . In Lily Thomas v. Union of India it was argued that the law declared by the Supreme Court in Sarla Mudgal could not be given retrospective effect because of Art. 20(1); it ought to be given only prospective operation so that the ruling could not be applied to a person who had already solemnised the...
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  • Common Civil Code in India
    within. The second instance in which the Supreme Court again directed the government of Article 44 was in the case of Sarla Mudgal v. Union of India. In this case, the question was whether a Hindu husband, married under the Hindu law, by embracing Islam, can solemnise second marriage The Court held that...
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  • Ex Post Facto Guarantee
    retrospective operation may be removed. In lily Thomas v. Union of India it was argued that the law declared by the Supreme Court in Sarla Mudgal could not be given retrospective effect because of Art. 20(1); it ought to be given only prospective operation so that the ruling could not be applied to...
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  • Paper
    A PROJECT ON BUSINESS STATISTICS (PGDM(HR) 2010-2012,GROUP-2) GOVERNMENT SPENDING AND EDUCATION IN INDIA MADE BY: GAURAV KRIPLANI MEGHESH NANDI NAYAN AGRAWAL PRASUN AGRAWAL SHIVANI MUDGAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We acknowledge the efforts made by Prof. Arvind Chaturvedi and we are thankful to...
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  • need for a UCC
    directed the government of Article 44 was in the case of Sarla Mudgal v. Union of India[4]. In this case, the question was whether a Hindu husband, married under the Hindu law, by embracing Islam, can solemnise second marriage The Court held that a Hindu marriage solemnised under the Hindu law can only...
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  • The Uniform Civil Code
    in fact have fought reforms by claiming that Muslim culture in India will be destroyed by them. The Supreme Court has touched upon the issue of the Uniform Civil Code during many cases, including the Sarla Mudgal case and the John Vallamottom case, in which the Christians are prohibited from...
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  • Important Committees in India
    : Reforms in the higher judiciary 33. Soli Sorabjee Committee : Police Reforms [it was constituted after the Judgement of the Supreme Court in Parkash Singh vs Union of India (2006)] 34. Fali S. Nariman Committee :- Accountability and damages with regard to destruction of public...
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  • bigamy
    polyandry by custom is there. In 1955 it was abolished by the HMA has been made penal offence u/s 494, 495 of IPC sentence may extend to 7 years imprisonment and if fact of first marriage was concealed from the spouse – term of imprisonment may extend to 10 years In Sarla Mudgal v UOI AIR 1995 SC 1531...
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  • Governor Powers
    Chapter-V Powers of the Governor in Enacting Laws and Promulgating Ordinances under the Constitution of India 5.1 Introduction: The State Executive has temporary law making power in emergent situations under the Constitution of India. And the Governor is the head...
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  • m.c. mehta v. union of india
    Supreme Court of India Supreme Court of India M.C. Mehta vs Union Of India & Others on 22 September, 1987 Equivalent citations: 1988 AIR 1115, 1988 SCR (2) 530 Bench: Venkataramiah, E.S. PETITIONER: M.C. MEHTA Vs. RESPONDENT: UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS DATE OF JUDGMENT22/09/1987 BENCH...
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  • Congugal Cacaphony in Anita Desai's Novels
    are proved to be unions of incompatibly. Though she does not negate the futility of institution of marriage but depict the psychic state of her protagonist at some critical juncture of life. She has presented conjugal cacophony in Indian male dominated traditional families. In India where women have...
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  • Political Science Study Material: Glossary
    of the Constitution, to the extent of the contravention. • The concept of the Judicial Review is taken from the Constitution of the US. • The Supreme Court in the number of cases, from Shankari Prasad vs. Union of India (1952) • The Court in this case held that the Parliament can amend any of the...
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  • Law Cases
    Section 494 of the Indian Penal Code this Court in Sarla Mudgal, President, Kalyani v. Union of India [AIR 1995 SC 1531] held: [T]hat the second marriage of a Hindu husband after conversion to Islam, without having his first marriage dissolved under law, would be invalid. The second marriage would...
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