International Journal of Civil Law and Legal Research
2022, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
Protecting the rights of illegitimate child under the law
Author(s): Dilraj Kaur and Sandeep Kaur
Abstract: Law act as bridge in harmonizing social and individual interest. Althou each aspect of marriage and issues arising out of marriage has been mentioned under hindu law, but dynamic structure of society has brought various issues to limelight. Some are reluctant to get imbibed by society. The concept of illegitimacy is one of the prominent among them. Althou country doesn’t have complete separate code dealing with the concept of illegitimacy but there lies various provisions which tends to protect the rights of illegitimate child. Apart from written code judiciary through judicial activism set forth various pre cedents protecting interest of illegitimate child in every sphere. Detail about the topic has been mentioned in research paper.