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position of women in Hindu law

Dwarkanath Mitter

position of women in Hindu law

by Dwarkanath Mitter

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Published by Inter-India Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India,
  • Hindu law,
  • Women -- India

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDwarka Nath Mitter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1349 M5 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, [19], 707 p.
    Number of Pages707
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20979852M


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: The Position of Women in Hindu Law. (): Dwarka Nath Mitter: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Cited by: 7. A.S. Altekar, in his book. The Position of Women in Hindu Civilization () writes: ‘This for nearly years from BC 20 to AD, the position of women steadily deteriorated though she was fondled by the parents, loved by the husband and revered by her children.

The marriage customs have also undergone change. There are now age restrictions on marriage. Women enjoy a great say in their marriage matters. The law gives them clear assurances as to their rights and freedom. Problems faced by present day Hindu women. However, Hindu women have a long way to go to enjoy an equal status with men.

Women have to countenance to all these impediments. Women in Hindu law Hindus have considered personal law based on the ‘dharmashastra’, a part of their Religious tradition (Reporter, ) [11].

Till the codification of Hindu law in and the Hindu women did not enjoy equal rights along with the Hindu men. Before polygamy was. The stance of the Manu Smriti about women has also been debated.

While certain verses such as (III – 55, 56, 57, 59, 62) glorify the position of women, other verses (IX – 3, 17) seem to attack the position and freedom women have. The education of women is also discussed in the text.