For Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs, the Hindu Succession Act,1956, and Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 are applicable. If a Hindu male dies intestate, his property will go to Class I heirs. If these don't exist, it will go to Class II heirs. If these too don't exist, it will go to Agnates, and in their absence, to Cognates. If these too are not there, the estate goes to the government.
Class I heirs
Son/daughter; widow; mother; son/daughter of a predeceased son; son/daughter of the predeceased daughter; widow of a predeceased son; son/daughter of predeceased son of a predeceased son; widow of predeceased son of the predeceased son.