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Report abuseTranscript of Family law research paperHindu Succession Amendment Act 2005 1. “The Constitution not only grants equality to women, but also empowers the State to adopt measures of positive discrimination in favour of women. However, there exists a wide gap between the goals enunciated in the Constitution and the ground reality in respect of the position of women in the socio-economic fabric of India. … Gender disparity manifests itself in various forms, especially with regard to effective rights in property. ”(Excerpt from Seventh Report on the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Bill 2004) To what extent is this true? Critically assess the effectiveness of the approach adopted by the Bill and that eventually by the Hindu Succession Amendment Act 2005 in tackling such discrimination. HYPOTHESIS/RESEARCH QUESTION METHODOLOGY REFERENCES Succession under Hindu Law before 2005 AmendmentThe Hindu Succession (Amendment) Bill 2004The Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act 2005The Current Property Rights StatusConclusion The Hindu Succession Act 1956The Hindu Succession (Amendment) Bill 2004The Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act n Saxena,Family LAW II,3rd ED oke,Modern HIindu Law,Delhi Law House(2007)Matter discussed in the Debates on the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Bill, 2005 in Lok Sabha dated August 29, 2005 available at /data/articles/THE HINDU l transcript