You are on page 1of 2

2/18/2018 Expert advice and Indian Laws

CONTACT PAGES SEE ALL


Expert advice and
Indian Laws
Public group

CONTACTS

Sharif Sharif 1h

Saikumarreddy Bath… 7h

Rajesh Raj

Murali Reddy Kaku O-ve

Sai Sanjai Vundigam 1h

Rikesh Rikesh 5h
Joined Notifications Share More

Ch Prabhakar 5h

Shortcuts ADD MEMBERS


Shyamal Sinha Raj Kumar 9h
Enter name or email address...
Admin · 13 hrs
MEMBERS Bhanu RK
2,509 members 1h
Whether principles applicable for proof of will is applicable for proof of gift
deed?
Soka Ramu 11h
Giftdeed at Exhibit92 is a registered document and was
executed by Damduji in respect of his self acquired property. Shivam Kumar 6h
Any objection to his competency to execute this document at Exhibit92 DESCRIPTION

has to be rejected. The only ground on which the lower Appellate Court A very helpful for those students who are
preparing for clat,who... See more Bobby Bob 15m
has reversed the decree passed by the trial Court is that the giftdeed at
Exhibit92 was shrouded by suspicious circumstances. The trial Court GROUP TYPE
recorded a finding that two attesting witnesses D.W.1 Shalik and D.W.4 Club
Kishor have proved the giftdeed at Exhibit92. Without reversing this
finding, the lower Appellate Court, considered the so called suspicious LOCATIONS
circumstances. The test of suspicious circumstances available in
accepting a document of Will, cannot be applied to question the validity
Ranchi, Jharkhand
of giftdeed. Once it is found that the document of gift is registered and
the signature of the donor on it, is proved, it cannot be held to be invalid
unless a case of fraud or misrepresentation is made out. The provisions
of Section 123 of the Transfer of Property Act, Section 68 of the Evidence CREATE NEW GROUPS
Act as compared with Section 63 of the Indian Succession Act, have to be
Groups make it easier than
seen. The lower Appellate Court has committed an error of law in Create Group
ever to share with friends,
adopting such method. Apart from this, the learned counsel could not family and teammates.
point out any such circumstances creating doubt in acceptance of the
evidence of attesting witnesses on the registered giftdeed at Exhibit92.
RECENT GROUP PHOTOS See all
The lower Appellate Court could not have therefore, disturbed the
findings recorded by the trial Court rejecting the claim of the plaintiff in
respect of the house property and holding that the giftdeed at Exhibit92
was suspicious and confers no title upon the defendants. The finding to
that effect as recorded by the lower Appellate Court cannot be sustained.
The substantial question of law is answered accordingly.
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT BOMBAY
NAGPUR BENCH, NAGPUR
Suggested Groups See All
SECOND APPEAL NO.335 OF 2015
Shalik s/o Damdu Dhobale,
V
Sitaram s/o Damdu Dhobale,
CORAM: R.K. DESHPANDE, J.
DATE: 17th JUNE, 2016.
Citation: 2017(1) ALLMR 603
1] In Regular Civil Suit No.9 of 2009, the trial Court passed a
TARGET JUDICIARY EXAM
decree for partition and separate possession of the agricultural lands Join
10,663 members
Sr. No.169A and 169B. The plaintiff as well as the defendants are held
entitled to ¼th share each in suit property by way of succession and the
proceedings under Section 54 for effecting the partition by metes and
bounds are directed to be commenced by the Collector, Wardha.
The trial Court has rejected the claim of the plaintiff that the giftdeed
dated 12.05.1987 at Exhibit92 executed by Damduji, the original owner
of the suit property, in favour of the defendants was null and void and
the decree of possession has also been passed in counter claim.
2] The decision of the trial Court was the subjectmatter of
Search
Regular Civil Appeal No.259 of 2010 along with the crossobjection filed Judgements In Criminal Law Join
https://www.facebook.com/groups/sanjaykumarsinha76/permalink/1981506172170133/ 1/2
2/18/2018 Expert advice and Indian Laws
g pp g j Judge e ts C a a Join
by the original plaintiff. The lower Appellate Court vide its judgment 6,960 members
dated 05.03.2015 dismissed the Regular Civil Appeal No.259 of 2010
filed by the defendants and the crossobjection filed by the plaintiff has
CONTACT PAGES SEE ALL
Expert advice and been allowed. The Appellate Court has modified the decree by holding
that the plaintiff and the defendants have ¼th share each in a suit house
Indian Laws
in addition to their share in the suit fields.
Public group
3] The defendants have preferred this second appeal.
Notice was issued in this matter and on the last occasion when the
CONTACTS
matter was listed it was made clear that on the next occasion the matter
shall be disposed of finally on the following substantial question of law: Dhaiva Sneham
Join Sharif
Sharif 1h
Whether the lower Appellate Court was right in reversingthe decree passed 60,677 members
by the trial Court granting a declaration
Saikumarreddy Bath… 7h
that the defendants established their ownership in respect ofthe house
property on the basis of the giftdeed dated12.05.1987 at Exhibit92 and
Rajesh Raj
passing a decree of possessionin respect thereof?
4] Giftdeed at Exhibit92 is a registered document and was
executed by Damduji in respect of his self acquired property. Murali Reddy Kaku O-ve

Any objection to his competency to execute this document at Exhibit92


has to be rejected. The only ground on which the lower Appellate Court Sai Sanjai Vundigam 1h
IAS
has reversed the decree passed by the trial Court is that the giftdeed at Join
389,383 members
Exhibit92 was shrouded by suspicious circumstances. The trial Court Rikesh Rikesh 5h
recorded a finding that two attesting witnesses D.W.1 Shalik and D.W.4
Kishor have proved the giftdeed at Exhibit92. Without reversing this Ch Prabhakar 5h
finding, the lower Appellate Court, considered the so called suspicious
Shortcuts
circumstances. The test of suspicious circumstances available in Raj Kumar 9h
accepting a document of Will, cannot be applied to question the validity
of giftdeed. Once it is found that the document of gift is registered and Bhanu RK 1h
the signature of the donor on it, is proved, it cannot be held to be invalid
unless a case of fraud or misrepresentation is made out. The provisions GK-MATH-SSC-REASONING- Soka Ramu 11h
of Section 123 of the Transfer of Property Act, Section 68 of the Evidence CURRENT-AFFAIRS-2018-19
Join
Act as compared with Section 63 of the Indian Succession Act, have to be ...
Expert advice and Indian Laws Subrahmanyam Home Find Friends Shivam Kumar 6h
seen. The lower Appellate Court has committed an error of law in 125,052 members
adopting such method. Apart from this, the learned counsel could not
Bobby Bob 15m
point out any such circumstances creating doubt in acceptance of the
evidence of attesting witnesses on the registered giftdeed at Exhibit92.
The lower Appellate Court could not have therefore, disturbed the Suggested Pages See All
findings recorded by the trial Court rejecting the claim of the plaintiff in
respect of the house property and holding that the giftdeed at Exhibit92 Typically replies within minutes
About
was suspicious and confers no title upon the defendants. The finding to
Wholesale Boutique
Discussion that effect as recorded by the lower Appellate Court cannot be sustained.
Clothing (brand)
The substantial question of law is answered accordingly.
Shyamal's post
5] The theory of previous partition in respect of the agricultural
Members land on 16.05.1984 has been rejected by both the Courts below, which
does not give rise to any substantial question of law. In the result, this
Events appeal is allowed. The decree passed by the lower Appellate Court to the
extent it holds that the plaintiffs and the defendants shall have ¼th share
Videos in the suit house, is hereby quashed and set aside and the decree passed
Photos by the trial Court is restored. No costs.
JUDGE
Files
Like Page
Like Comment Share
Search this group
1
English (UK) · English (US) · ెల గ · ‫اردو‬
1 share · ह द
Indian Advocates/L… 20+

Write a comment... Privacy · Terms · Advertising · AdChoices ·


Cookies · More
Press Enter to post. Facebook © 2018

Search

https://www.facebook.com/groups/sanjaykumarsinha76/permalink/1981506172170133/ 2/2