Section 29 of the Hindu Marriage Act 1955 contains provision related to Savings and the effect of marriage solemnized between Hindus before the Commencement of the Act. Section 29 of the Act is as follows.
Section 29 of The Hindu Marriage Act 1955. Savings.
Section 29 (1) A marriage solemnized between Hindus before the commencement of this Act, which is otherwise valid, shall not be deemed to be invalid or ever to have been invalid by reason only of the fact that the parties thereto belonged to the same gotra or pravara or belonged to different religion, castes or sub-divisions of the same caste.
Section 29 (2) Nothing contained in this Act shall be deemed to affect any right recognised by custom or conferred by any special enactment to obtain the dissolution of a Hindu Marriage, whether solemnized before or after the commencement of this Act.
Section 29 (3) Nothing contained in this Act shall affect
any proceeding under any law for the time being in force for
declaring any marriage to be null and void or for annulling
or dissolving any marriage or for judicial, separation
pending at the commencement of this Act, and any such
proceeding may be continued and determined as if this Act
had not been passed.
Section 29 (4) Nothing contained in this Act shall be deemed to effect the provisions contained in the Special Marriage Act, 1954 (43 of 1954), with respect to marriages between Hindus solemnized under that Act, whether before or after the commencement of this Act.