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Author Name: Sukdev Singh
Publication Year: 2017
The book Hindu Law of Marriage and Divorce envisages the myriad dimensions of marriage under the purview of Hindu Law. The colossal transition in the concept of marriage, right from its inception till the implementation of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (and it's subsequent amendments) has been construed in this book in the most intricate way. After the overwhelming adulations received in the first edition, this second edition has been revised with an endeavor to throw light upon even the finer nuances of marriage and it's diverse aspects, like divorce and judicial separation, maintenance, alimony and matrimonial relief and jurisdiction and procedure under the Hindu law. With the confluence of scientific advancements and legal implications, this edition has also dedicated a part, on the relevancy of DNA test in matrimonial proceedings. This edition has also incorporated the issue of directions passed by foreign courts w.r.t custody of children of divorcing Indian parents settled abroad. Some of the key judgments on this issue has been illustrated in this edition for a comprehensive understanding of the readers. This elaborate edition has been assimilated with ready references to recent and relevant statutory provisions and important judgments. This edition is an exhaustive anthology on the subject matter, that would be of significant assistance to law students, faculties and legal professionals alike.
Shri Sukhdev Singh, Additional District & Sessions Judge, Delhi, a member of Delhi Higher Judicial Service, has remained on the Bench for 30 years. He has worked in several capacities on Original and Appellate Jurisdiction both of civil and criminal sides. He has presided over special courts like Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Labour Court, Matrimonial Court and Special Court under Electricity Act. He has attended various national and international seminars and conferences. He is the author of "Cognizance of Offences by Criminal Courts" (2013), a Lexis Nexis Publication. Presently, he is the President of Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum (East), Govt. of NCT of Delhi. Ms. Harpreet Kaur is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi and has been teaching law since 2015. She has also been teaching Hindu Law alongwith other subjects. She is the co-author of "Cognizance of Offences by Criminal Courts" (2013), a Lexis Nexis Publication. She has also contributed articles on various topics in different journals. She has attended various national and international seminars and conferences.
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