Is it necessary to Register a Hindu marriage? Registration Requirement of Hindu Marriage as per Section 8 of the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.
The State Governments has the power to make law related to registration of Hindu Marriage. As per Section 8 of this Act the following are the provisions related to registration of a Hindu Marriage.
Section 8 of The Hindu Marriage Act 1955 Registration of Hindu Marriages.
(1) For the purpose of facilitating the proof of Hindu marriages, the State Government may make rules providing that the parties to any such marriage may have the particulars relating to their marriage entered in such manner and subject to such condition as may be prescribed in a Hindu Marriage Register kept for the purpose.
(4) The Hindu Marriage Register shall at all reasonable times be
open for inspection, and shall be admissible as evidence of the
statements therein contained and certified extracts therefrom shall,
on application, be given by the Registrar on payment to him of the
(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, the validity of any Hindu marriage shall in no way be affected by the omission to make the entry