"Chilling effect on the Right to Marry": Petition filed in SC challenging provisions of Special Marriage Act on disclosure of details

The plea states that as per certain provisions of the Act, couples are asked to waive their right to privacy to exercise the right to marry.
"Chilling effect on the Right to Marry": Petition filed in SC challenging provisions of Special Marriage Act on disclosure of details

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of several provisions of the Special Marriage Act, 1954.

The provisions of the Act which call for making public the personal details of the couple intending to marry seriously damage one’s right to have control over personal information, the plea contends.

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