This deed of adoption made this 18th day of November 1999 between AB son of JK aged about 45 years, by religion Hindu, residing at 3 Park Street, Calcutta 700 016 (hereinafter referred to as the adoptive father) of the one part and CD, son of DK aged about 50 years by religion Hindu, residing at 4 J.L.Road, Calcutta working as Superintendent of Jyoti Orphanage having its registered office at 3 Sainik Place, West Bengal and Guardian of MN aged 10 years, one of the orphans, duly appointed by the Dist. Judge of Nadia by an Order dated 5th May 1999 (hereinafter referred to as the guardian) of the other part.
Whereas the adoptive father has no son, grandson or great grandson.
And whereas the adoptive father intends to adopt a son who would look after him in his old age and offer oblations to the adoptive father and his ancestors.
And whereas the adoptive father approached the said guardian who is in-charge of the Jyoti Orphanage, a voluntary Social and Welfare Organisation, situate at Nadia giving shelter and maintaining orphan children abandoned by their parents to give the adoptive father in adoption a suitable male child to be his adopted son.
And whereas the said guardian being satisfied about the bona fide intention of the adoptive father and also being satisfied that such adoption will be for the welfare and benefit of the child proposed aged 10 years named MN.
And whereas the adoptive father approved the selection of MN the guardian agreed to give MN in adoption and MN expressed his willingness to be the adopted son of the said adoptive father.
And whereas the said MN met the adoptive father and had discussions and expressed his willingness and gave his consent to be adopted by the adoptive father as his son.
And whereas the guardian applied to the Dist. Judge at Nadia for the necessary permission to give the said MN in adoption to the adoptive father and the said Dist. Judge gave permission to give MN in adoption to the adoptive father by an Order dated 10th June 1999 in Act VIII Case No. …………. of …………
And whereas WF the wife of the adoptive father has also given her consent to the said adoption of MN by the adoptive father.
Now these presents witnesseth and the parties hereby record and agree as follows:
The said CD, the guardian as the Superintendent of Jyoti Orphanage being fully satisfied after enquiries being made and reports obtained from reliable sources about the bona fide intentions of the adoptive father and that such adoption would be for the benefit and welfare of MN has this day before the respectable persons and officials of the Jyoti Orphanage put the said child in the possession of adoptive father who has physically received the said MN in adoption as his son and that the said MN shall have from this day full and complete right, title and interest in the property of the said adoptive father and his Joint Family and shall have all obligations of a son including the offering of oblations to the said adoptive father and his ancestors as required by Hindu Law and custom.
In witness whereof the said AB, the adoptive father and the said CD the guardian have hereunto executed these presents in the presence of several respectable persons and officials of the Jyoti Orphanage on 18th day of November 1999 at 11 A.M. in the office of the Jyoti Orphanage at Nadia, West Bengal.
Witnesses: Signature of adoptive father, AB.
1. Signature of Superintendent and guardian, CD.
2. Signature of adoptive mother