This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation Custom–Karewa Marriage–In case of death of either of the sons or the co-widow, respective share in the property devolves upon the remaining widow, in proportion, by survivorship. Custom–Karewa Marriage–Daughter of the deceased, from earlier husband of the surviving widow, can not claim succession or inheritance or right of reversion in such property. Custom–Karewa Marriage–In matters of succession to deceased’s ancestral property, the widow under Karewa shall be preferred to the collaterals and daughter/s of that person. Custom–Where ‘Customary Law’ is not excluded by the Statutory Law, the former would prevail over the latter. Hindu Succession Act, 1956 – Sections 15 and 29 – Escheat of property – Intestate of death of female Hindu becoming full owner of the property – The failure of heirs must mean total absence of heirs before property can be escheated.