Delhi High Court seeks Central govt's response on plea to declare all child marriages void ab initio

The petitioner sought a declaration that Section 3(1) of Prohibition of Child Marriage Act which provides that a child marriage is voidable should be declared unconstitutional.
Child Marriage
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The Delhi High Court has sought the Central government's stand on a petition to declare all child marriages void-ab-initio (having no legal effect from inception) [Aisha Kumari v State of NCT of Delhi and Ors].

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