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HINDU MARRIAGE – LAW, PRACTICE & REGISTRATION

 

Hindu Marriage Law, Act

 

Getting married? Congrats! Do it legally…

Marriages are considered to be a universal social institution and an integral part of mankind. With the advent of civilisation, it has been observed that the state has regulated all aspects of human lives and marriage is no exception. In India, there is no single legal framework governing the institution of marriage, specifically with the intent of upholding the tenets of religious freedom and safeguarding the fundamental practices of various faiths and beliefs that constitute the country. The legitimation of the nuptial bond of two people happens only after attaining sanction from the existing laws prevailing in the country, which in general parlance are referred to as matrimonial or marriage laws. A unique feature of the existing matrimonial law in India is its vibrancy and diversity in consonance with the country’s heterogeneous population.

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