Marriage when age of bridegroom is below 21 years

I want to solemnise marriage but age of bridegroom is below 21 years. We are in a relationship for past 4 years. And we decide to get married. But the girl’s family doesn’t allow her to do so. They First emotionally black mailed her. But she doesn’t...

Validity of inter caste marriage

I love with a girl belongs to another caste. We are major and desired to marry. If I marry her, that marriage will be valid under the Hindu Marriage Act.  The validity of inter-caste marriage can’t be challenged under the Hindu Marriage Act. In Lata Singh vs State of...

Concealment of unchastity of wife

My wife had a bodily relation with a boy before the marriage, she admitted this fact to me. I doubt that she is emotionally attached to him. However, he did not try to contact after the marriage. If it seems that she is not faithful with me then can I repudiate this...

Nullity of marriage

I am not happy with my wife and I want to end our relationship. I heard about the nullity of marriage if the husband is not happy. Am I right and if so please advice to end my relationship and nullify my marriage. On the fulfilment of certain conditions, Hindu...

Registration of marriage

What is the procedure for registration of marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act? Registration of marriage is a mode of proof of marriage. On adducing the registration certificate of marriage, it may be presumed by the law that marriage is deemed to has taken place....

Legal validity of Sagai or Betrothal

What is the legal validity of sagai? Sagai or Betrothal is a contract of marriage. According to Manu when a girl a is promised in marring to one man, the good men do not give her in marriage to another man. Sagai or Betrothal is a contract of marriage. According to...

Divorce on irretrievable breakdown of marriage

Irretrievable breakdown of a marriage is prevalent in the US. Does the Hindu Marriage Act enumerate it as a ground for divorce? Irretrievable breakdown of a marriage is not a valid ground of divorce under section 13 of Hindu Marriage Act 1955 so divorce can not be...

Does Hindu marriage sacrament or contract

Does Hindu marriage sacramental or contract? It is now subject of debate that Hindu marriage became a contract or still sacrament. We are living in a new era which is the result of the industrial revolution, the most significant contribution of the industrial...
Conditions of Hindu Marriage

Conditions of Hindu Marriage

Conditions of Hindu Marriage Marriage is an exclusive and sacramental union. Before the 1955 era, it was not so easy to get divorced from a Hindu person. Because as per Hindu Religion, the marriage considered as a pious knot. So we cannot find any provision for...