Adoption by a Hindu Widow

This deed of adoption is made on the 1st day of June 1999 by WF, widow of AF, a Hindu by caste Kayastha, aged 55 years residing at 1559 Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi 110 019.

Whereas my husband, the said AF died on 15th May 1996 without any issue.

And whereas the said AF has given before his death an authority to me by a deed dated 10th January 1996 to adopt a suitable boy belonging to the caste of Kayastha.

And whereas I have adopted JK son of GS by caste Kayastha, aged 8 years and residing at 30 Netaji Subhash Marg, Daryaganj, New Delhi 110 002 on the day 25th of May 1999 acting under the aforesaid authority.

And whereas the said JK aged 8 years and more than 21 years younger than myself has been given to me in adoption by his father GS with the consent of his wife GF on the aforesaid date in the forenoon at 30, Netaji Subhash Marg, Daryaganj, New Delhi 110 002.

And whereas the ceremony of giving and taking in adoption and the other necessary religious ceremonies have been duly and simultaneously performed on the aforesaid date and time and place in presence of ………………………

Now I, the said WF hereby declare and confirm that I have duly adopted the said JK as a son to my deceased husband AF and the said JK shall from the date of adoption have all the legal rights of an adopted son.

In witness whereof I have executed these presents on the date, month and year first above-written.

Signed by WF in presence of: