His Excellency Shri M.C. Bhandare, Governor of Odisha released the book Making a Will Made Easy written by Shri V.K. Verma at Constitution Club of India, Vithal Bhai Patel House, Rafi Marg, New Delhi. The book has been published by Macmillan Publishers India Ltd.
Online PR News – 04-August-2012 – Delhi NCR – His Excellency Shri M.C. Bhandare, Governor of Odisha released the book Making a Will Made Easy written by Shri V.K. Verma at Constitution Club of India, Vithal Bhai Patel House, Rafi Marg, New Delhi. The book has been published by Macmillan Publishers India Ltd.
The Book: Making a Will Made Easy
On entering the legal profession in the late 1960s, the author noted the deficiency related to interpretation of succession laws in India and decided to dedicate his efforts in this direction. Besides other various contributions, he had the privilege to write a compact book for the readers in the form of a guide, which was published in late 1990s. He was honoured by different forums from time to time and by honourable Chief Justice of India on Law Day in 2009. The present book with updated information is designed to ensure complete assistance to the learned readers for making/ writing a Will. Every effort has been made by the author to ensure that the 'common man' who requires clarity in dealing with the estate in his hands, gets complete support for discharging his social and legal obligations effectively. The sole mission of the author is to ensure complete satisfaction to the readers and eradicate all confusions related to the subject. A Will is an important document that enables an individual to rightfully leave his assets and wealth to whomsoever he chooses. Requirements for making the document authentic have been carefully mentioned in the book, so that no doubt remains in the mind of the reader while making a Will.
The Author: Mr. V K Verma
Mr. V K Verma is a leading Lawyer and has been in active practice for more than four decades. He obtained degree in law from Delhi University in 1966. He was nominated as Chairman of Free Legal Aid and Advice Centre in 1981 and helped thousands of needy and oppressed people to seek justice. Organised large number of Seminars, Workshops, debates, conferences and talks etc. from time to time aimed at Women Empowerment and was instrumental for few important legislations. He coordinated with N.H.R.C and other important bodies for protection of human rights in letter and spirit. As an N.G.O of Tihar Ashram (Jails), he ensured overall improvement in conditions of Jails, Observatory homes and started a project under the banner of 'Inmates Welfare Programme' for securing expeditious disposal of cases of under trials and providing options to prisoners for resettlement after their release. Organized time to time visits of C.J.I., Senior Judges of Supreme Court, High Court and Higher Judiciary to prisons with an object to protect the rights of Inmates. Mr Verma is recipient of various prestigious awards in diversified fields.
Mr Verma contributed lot of educative and meaningful articles, short stories from time to time and had the best of co-operation from the media for bringing social awareness through his interviews and deliberations.
Speaking at the function His Excellency Shri M.C. Bhandare stressed the need to assist the common man in preparing a document of Will discharging his social and legal obligations particularly when there is no prescribed form or language needed for executing a Will.
Governor said, “There should be no ambiguity relating to the intention of the testator in preparing a Will.” Registration of a document or deposit of document of Will though optional is advised to avoid complications. There is a provision to supplement the document by executing a Codicil, further said Governor.
He admires the author’s focus on concept of brevity which shall prove very helpful to all class of people, including lawyers, teachers, students and above all to a common man. He expressed hope that the book would give full knowledge and assistance to any individual for preparing an authentic and effective document of Will, including the guidance, instructions and knowledge of latest and applicable Judgments of the Hon’ble Supreme Court and High Courts.
Speaking at the release function Hon’ble Mr. Justice K.G. Balakrishnan said “The learned author in his inimitable style has described the law relating to executing Will in a plain and lucid way. Many of the complicated and sensational litigations for property have arisen due to the wrong and improper drafting of Will. In this book law relating to Will has been explained in simple style. A book to be recommended for reading and understanding.”
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