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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955: Salient Features

Hindu Marriage Act, 1955: Salient Features

The Oxford Dictionary defines “marriage” as “the legally or formally recognized union of a man and a woman (or, in some jurisdictions of the same sex) as partners in a relationship”. The Hindu law of Marriage has underwent a reform after the introduction of Hindu Marriage Act in 1955 as the Act regulates the institution […]


Disownment is the formal act or condition of forcibly renouncing or no longer accepting one’s akin child as a member of one’s family or kin. It differs from giving a child up for adoption both in that it is a social and interpersonal issue (and therefore usually takes place later in the child’s life, though […]

Register a Marriage under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

In the eyes of law marriage is socio legal approval to a couple to live together and start a family. In India marriages are legally registered, here marriage can be registered under two acts, (a) the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and (b) Special Marriage Act, 1954. In this post we take a look at how […]