The time period Hindu is to not be discovered wherever within the Dharamshastras. It’s derived from the phrase Sindhu (Indus Valley). Greeks who known as the inhabitants of Indus Valley as indoi later it turned Hindu. Hindu legislation is private legislation so Hindu legislation ought to outline who’s Hindu and upon whom Hindu legislation applies.
Hindu legislation applies on –
(i) any one who is Hindu, Jain, Sikh or Buddhist by faith. i.e. Hindus by faith.
(ii) any one who is born of Hindu dad and mom (one or each). i.e. Hindus by delivery.
(iii) any one who shouldn’t be Muslim, Christian, Parsi or Jews and who should not ruled by every other legislation.