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I bought a parcel of land in 2001 from a lady whose husband was alive. She had acquired the land through a gift deed from her brother in 1970. The lady is still alive. Both her sons signed as witnesses to the sale. Can the daughters now raise a dispute on this  sale. If they do what is my remedy/liability?
Can I be taken to court or can they only be limited to suing their mother/brothers?

Dear Sobana Sundar
As you have bought the property from the lady who got it as a gift, hence the deal is closed. The daughters cannot again ask for her share. The 2005 amendment will not be applicable as the property is not part of the Hindu joint family property. Hence the sale is final  

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