Rajasthan govt amends Marriage Act, allows registration of child marriages
Rajasthan's new marriage bill says that the bride and groom can apply for registration of marriage to the marriage registration officer of the place where they have been residing for more than 30 days
Rajasthan government on Friday passed a new law which the opposition has claimed will legitimise child marriages. CM Ashok Gehlot's government passed the Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote to amend a 2009 Act, with the opposition staging a walkout from the assembly.
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