minority and guardianship
Whom does hindu minority and guardianship act applies to?
The Hindu Minority and guardianship act applies to all people who reside in India or on certain category of people in India?
By  shruti sinha  |  10 Jun 2016  |  Upvotes: 0  | 

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Harshit Bhurani

This Act applies – (a) to any person who is a Hindu by religion in any of its forms or developments, including a Virashaiva, a Lingayat or a follower of the Brahmo, Prarthana or Arya Samaj. (b) to any person who is a Buddhist, Jaina or Sikh by religion and (c) to any person domiciled in the territories to which this Act extends who is not a Muslim, Christian, Parsi, or Jew by religion, unless it is proved that any such person would not have been governed by the Hindu law or by any custom or usage as part of that law in respect of any of the matters dealt with herein if this Act had not been passed.

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