Christian law strictly enforces monogamy and according to the Christian Canons, there can be no marriage where the former husband or wife of either party is living at the time of the wedding and marriage with such former husband or wife is still’ in force and has not been dissolved.
Plaintiff claimed to be the son of the first wife of the deceased and the defendants were from the wedlock of the second wife‑‑‑Contention of the plaintiff was that under. the Christian law second marriage, was a void marriage and defendants were not entitled to inherit the estate of the: deceased‑‑‑Trial Court decreed the suit whereas lower Appellate Court, after holding the defendants as legal heirs of the deceased found them entitled to the inheritance‑‑‑Validity‑‑‑Plaintiff was the only lawful legal heir of the deceased and was his sole surviving child and as such was entitled to inherit the suit land to the exclusion of all else including the defendants in the suit‑‑‑
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