1. This is a statutory appeal filed against the judgment of the District
Judge dated 11.08.2006. The learned District Judge vide the impugned
judgment has dismissed the appellant’s petition under Section 276 of the
Indian Succession Act, 1925 (in short the Act) for grant of probate of Will
dated 14.03.1996 [in short the Will (Ex.PW4/A)] said to be executed by Late
Ms. Vidya Revachand Hingorani (in short the testatrix).
1.1 The testatrix expired on 11.09.1997. Upon the testatrix’s death, the
appellant instituted the petition under Section 276 of the Act, on 24.12.1999.
Apart from the State, which was impleaded as respondent no.1 to the said
petition, there were 9, other respondents, who were arrayed as parties to the
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probate action. While respondent no.2 to 8 are the siblings of the deceased
testatrix, respondent no.9 is the purchaser of the Property Bearing no.101, G
Block, Saket, New Delhi, admeasuring 250.8 sq. meters (in short the Saket
property), which is a subject matter of the aforementioned Will. Respondent
no. 10 is the daughter of respondent no.9.
Source: Indian Kanoon