Going through the defination of the tenant under Maharastra Rent control and The Bombay Rents, Hotel and Lodging House Rates Control Act, 1947 and other applicable.act it is.clear that your sister doesn't have any right and she cannot claim any right over it. Since the tenancy is not ownership.that all legal heirs get there share it is for person who.resides there ordinarily so you and your mother can seek transfer of tenancy by paying requisite fees your sister doesn't have any claim on it.the defination of tenant is similar under Maharastra rent control act and The Bombay Rents, Hotel and Lodging House Rates Control Act, 1947 is similar and under both your sister have no.claim only.those heirs of deceased at that particular time ordinarily residing with the deceased shall have claim.
Please refer 15 (d) as mentioned below.
15) "tenant" means any person by whom or on whose account rent is payable for any premises and includes,-
(a) such person,-
(i) who is a tenant, or
(ii) who is a deemed tenant, or
(iii) who is a sub-tenant as permitted under a contract or by the permission or consent of the landlord, or
(iv) who has derived title under a tenant, or
(v) to whom interest in premises has been assigned or transferred as permitted, by virtue of, or under the provisions of, any of the repealed Acts;
(b) a person who is deemed to be a tenant under section 25;
(c) a person to whom interest in premises has been assigned or transferred as permitted under section 26;
(d) in relation to any premises, when the tenant dies, whether the death occurred before or after the commencement of this Act, any member of the tenant's family, who,-
(i) where they are let for residence, is residing, or
(ii) where they are let for education, business, trade or storage, is using the premises for any such purpose, with the tenant at the time of his death, or, in the absence of such member, any heir of the deceased tenant, as may be decided, in the absence of agreement, by the court.