Hindu adoption law

Authors: Aishwarya Moitra from School of Law, Sharda University, Knowledge Park III, Greater Noida and Naman Keswani from Hidayatullah National Law University, Nava Raipur.

Adoption is the legal process of taking someone else’s child and raising him or her as your own child. Adoption of Hindu children in India is governed by the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956. Various conditions of a valid adoption have been provided by the Act…