India is a diverse country in all of its length and breadth, with various religions, cultures and traditions which define India. Marriage in Indian Society across all regions have a special status to it, it is regarded as a sacred institution that governs the bond of not just two people but also between the two families. Likewise, Lawmakers since the age of Bruisers have tried to regulate them within set numbers of laws and rules, but the diversity and importance of the different rituals have always stood as a challenge before them.
Hindu, Sikhs, Janis and Buddhist’s marriages are governed under the Hindu Marriage Act which was passed in 1955. Muslims the second-largest in population to the Hindu’s in India are governed by a set of unmodified laws and regulations that stem from their sacred book and precedents set by the courts of law.
There also exist some more Acts governing Marriages that are specific to a certain section, religion or even region of people. The Uniform Civil Code is in Proposal to negate these differences and confusions that arise due to the different laws and provisions. But before its implementation, we have to look at what fundamental changes will it offer? Are such Changes Constitutional?
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