Sind government approves Sindh Hindu Marriage Rules
Hindu Marriage Bill was passed in 2017, and its rules have been approved on 21st November, 2018.
According to Hindu Marriage Bill, age limit is 18 for marriage, second marriage is allowed, and bill outlines couples for divorce. Through this Bill, Hindu citizens can register their marriage.
To question, Hinduism doesn’t permit divorce – how this bill allows it. Veerji Kohli special assistance to Chief Minister of Sindh for Human Rights department and advocate responds that we enact a law in the light of international laws and human rights. No doubt, some Hindu parliamentarian members in past, they made legislation difficult. We believe in human rights, Hindu Marriage Bill protects basic rights of citizens.
Dr. Ramesh Vankwani, member of National Assembly appreciated an initiate of Sindh government and suggesting that Sindh government should have approached them who passed Hindu Marriage Bill in federal government in 2017. We need to see a process of divorce and registration of marriage in Sindh Hindu Marriage Bill because we have discouraged a divorce in federal bill by implementing tough process, said Dr. Ramesh V.
Jai Parkash Moorani, senior journalist, has been working on bill, says, “These rules have given a life to bill. Hindu Marriage Bill can challenge cases of forced conversion in the court.” People will have documentary proof of their marriage.
After decades, this is a milestone achievement “Hindu Marriage Bill” by Sindh government.
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