Minority communities concerned about personal law, not age of marriage

Minority communities concerned about personal law, not age of marriage

Ground Report | New Delhi: Minority communities personal law; The central government has sent the Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2021 to a parliamentary standing committee, raising the minimum age of marriage for girls from 18 to 21, but concerned about the impact of minority communities on their personal laws in the country. are … Read more

Protest against raising age of marriage of girls; what’s the whole story

Protest against raising age of marriage of girls; what's the whole story

Ground Report | New Delhi: Age of marriage of girls; Several leaders, including AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi, have opposed the Union Cabinet’s approval to raise the minimum age for marriage of girls from 18 to 21. Lok Sabha MP Owaisi has tweeted that ‘men and women of 18 years of age can start a business, … Read more

Child marriage registration in Rajasthan

Child marriage registration in Rajasthan

Ground Report | New Delhi: Child marriage registration in Rajasthan; On Friday, the Rajasthan State Assembly passed the Rajasthan Compulsory Marriage Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to amend the Rajasthan Compulsory Marriage Registration Act, 2009. The 2009 Act provides for compulsory registration of marriages including child marriages. As per the Act, the parents or guardians of … Read more

Two minors marry in classroom, video viral on social media

Two minors marry in classroom

Two minors marry in classroom : A child marriage case has come up in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. The marriage was being done in the classroom of a junior college in Rajamahendravaram, whose video went viral on social media. Police has registered a case under the Child Marriage Act, 2006. Officials say that this … Read more