Stridhan is any movable or immovable article that belongs to a woman acquired before, during, or after marriage. Any gifts received by a woman are a part of her Stridhan. Section 14 of The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 enumerates that the property acquired by a female Hindu to be her absolute property, and therefore her Stridhan. Stridhan is an age-old custom of giving gifts to a woman at the time of her marriage as a gesture of family’s love towards her.


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