The Indian Succession Act,1925
Section 212. Right to intestate’s property
(1) No right to any part of the property of a person who has died intestate can be established in any Court of Justice, unless letters of administration have first been granted by a Court of competent jurisdiction.
(2) This section shall not apply in the case of the intestacy of a Hindu, Muhammadan, Buddhist, Sikh, Jaina, 1[Indian Christian or Parsi].
1. Subs. by s. 3, ibid., for “or Indian Christian”.