Marriage Registration To Soon Become Mandatory In Uttar Pradesh

The bill is likely to be tabled before the state cabinet soon, UP's Women Welfare Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi told PTI, today.

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Marriage Registration To Soon Become Mandatory In Uttar Pradesh

UP government to make registration of marriages, irrespective of religion, compulsory in the state


Lucknow:  The Yogi Adityanath government is all set to make registration of marriages, irrespective of religion, compulsory in Uttar Pradesh.

The bill is likely to be tabled before the state cabinet soon, UP's Women Welfare Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi told PTI, today.

Once enforced, the couples who fail to register their marriage will be devoid of facilities that require marriage certificate.

"As per the directions of the Supreme Court, marriage registration has been made mandatory in the country. We have to follow this order as the previous government did nothing in this regard," said Ms Joshi.

"We are working on it and it will be taken up in the state cabinet meeting," she said.

During the previous Samajwadi Party government, there were murmurs, on more than one occasion, of making marriage registration mandatory.

However, it never came to fruition.


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