Adoption is an act by which a person takes another person as his or her child. Various types of adoptions take place. Some are proper. Others are not proper.
In India legally Hindus can adopt. Muslims and Christians can not adopt. They can be guardians.
Who can adopt?
Married couples or adults who are advanced in age and do not have children or other descendants and are unable to have children can adopt. Any couple or person who has even one child should not adopt.
It is ridiculous for a man to adopt his grandson as son.
Who can be adopted?
Minor orphans can be adopted. Majors and relatives should not be adopted.
Hollywood actresses are making news for adoptions. Sometimes I wonder whether they make up for the abortions they had.