Religion and Personal Law in Secular India: A Call to Judgment

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Though a directive principle of the constitution, a uniform civil code of law has never been written or instituted in India. As a result, in matters of personal law--the segment of law concerning marriage, dowry, divorce, parentage, legitimacy, wills, and inheritance--individuals of different backgrounds must appeal to their respective religious laws for guidance or rulings. But balancing the claims of religious communities with those of a modern secular state has caused some intractable problems for India as a nation. ...

Religion and Personal Law in Secular India: A Call to Judgment 2001, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253214805

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Religion and Personal Law in Secular India: A Call to Judgment 2001, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

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