Supreme Court to examine whether Muslim girls above 15 years competent to marry as per Muslim personal law; Rajshekhar Rao appointed Amicus

The Court was hearing an appeal against a Punjab and Haryana High Court order which had ruled that as per Muslim personal law, a Muslim girl over the age of 15 years is competent to enter into a contract of marriage.
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The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine the question of whether a Muslim girl who has attained the age of 15 years is competent to enter into a contract of marriage with a person of her choice [NCPCR vs Gulaam Deen and ors].

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