Registration of marriage is one of the most essential thing that Indians are supposed to complete. Marriage Registration in different Indian states is almost on the similar lines and people are asked to follow some common steps. In this article, we will be guiding you with details about how to get your marriage registered at any Indian state. As we said earlier, steps are similar for most of the sates, but in case you want specific tutorials/steps as per your area then please let us know through comments here. In case you want to share steps that you have gone through (for marriage registration) then you are most welcome to share them over here. It will help fellow members in and around your area.
Marriage Registration Online
2 marriage related Acts are constituted in India. These laws allow citizens to get their marriage registered accordingly. Below are the laws:
Hindu Marriage Act 1955
This law is formed for Hindu origin religions only. It is applicable for Hindu, Jain, Sikh religion. People who want to register their marriage as per Hindu Act, need to submit the completely filled marriage application form at nearby registration office. Do attach all the proofs properly. You will need presence of 2 witnesses also. Your application will be scrutinized and marriage certificate will be issued accordingly.
Special Marriage Act 1954
Special Marriage Act allows marriage registration irrespective of the registrar community/religion. Anyone in India can register their marriage under special marriage act 1954. You need to submit notice inviting objections in concerned area (notice must be published in local areas of bride and groom). This notice is valid for 1 month and in case no objections are received during within this duration then SDM solemnizes the marriage. In case any objection is received, officials will look into it and will decide accordingly.
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