Saptapadi is essential for valid Hindu marriage: Allahabad High Court quashes bigamy case

The 'Saptapadi' ceremony under the Hindu Law is one of the essential ingredients to constitute a valid marriage but the said evidence is lacking in the present case, the Court held.
Allahabad High Court, Marriage
Allahabad High Court, Marriage

The Allahabad High Court recently ruled that Saptapadi (saat phere) is an essential requirement for solemnization of a valid marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 [Smriti Singh & Ors v. State & Ors].

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