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 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. Deceased executed will in favour of wife in respect of all his properties – She became owner of properties and after her death, her nephews would be owner of properties in equal shares – First appellate Court hold that wife was not competent to gift properties in favour of Gurdwara – After her death life estate ceased and plaintiffs would be entitled to recover possession and not entitled to mesne profits – Suit filed by plaintiffs decreed for recovery of possession.