The current second edition of this much acclaimed book incorporates all the latest amendments and up-to-date case-law.An opinion expressed in the first edition of this work influenced a Delhi HC ruling, is the testimony of its high editorial content. The learned author has enriched the work further by his study of historical and sociological aspects of the subject, tracing the evolution and continuity in the application of the law.
The book contains over 4000 cases coordinated in about 1400 pages.
The codified branches of Hindu law are studied here in the shape of running commentaries.
The translation of the Sanskrit texts of the ancient authorities into English is a very helpful guide to the readers.
This book is an invaluable reference work because of its wealth of information and its exploration of old and recent court decisions of the High Courts and Supreme Court.
Other Useful Features include:
The table of cases, a thorough subject index, synopsis under each chapter heading, the XI appendices which deal with the 11 important Acts concerning Hindu law, all lend solidity to the work.