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Implementation of Anand Marriage Act in India:National Commission of Minorities holds meeting with States/UTs

Implementation of Anand Marriage Act in India:National Commission of Minorities holds meeting with States/UTs
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Implementation of Anand Marriage Act in India:National Commission of Minorities holds meeting with States/UTs

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in News/ July 8,2024

National Commission for Minorities today held a video conference meeting under the chairmanship of Chairman, National Commission for Minorities, with 18 States/UTs to discuss the implementation and registration of marriages of Sikhs under Anand Marriage Act.

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Some of the States including Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Meghalaya reported implementation of the said Act in their respective States while Remaining States/UTs have assured to implement the Act within two months’ time.

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The Act paved the way for the validation of Sikh traditional marriages, amending the Anand Marriage Act of 1909, thus providing for compulsory registration of “Anand Karaj” marriages.