Issue Date: Jul 15, 2009
Gender Discrimination in Land Ownership edited by Prem Chowdhry, Sage Publications, Delhi, Rs 795
Customs and practices, Shastric prescriptions and Muslim personal laws made their way into colonial laws and got consolidated in the
post-colonial period through various Union, state and concurrent laws.They placed fetters on women owning land. This volume analyses the
different degrees of discrimination meted out to women by the country's inheritance laws.
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