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Joint Family System

The joint family is prevalent in India since the times immemorial. This institution was introduced in India and some other countries by Aryans. It consists of a group of people of common descent, living together under one roof, who worship a common deity, hold common property. It comprises of male members having a common male ancestors, unmarried female children and females married to male members. The eldest male member is the head of family and its absolute rural. The members of family contribute their labor and receive their share of produce to meet their basic minimum needs.

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