Before we understand the procedure as to registration of a marriage in India it is imperative to understand, Why a marriage should be registered?

A legally valid marriage contracted in conformity to the principles of sapinda and prohibited relations as elucidated under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, a Hindu Couple (including Buddhists, Jains or Sikhs) or a couple belonging to different  religions, then under the Special Marriage Act, 1954 ,may register their marriage to avail the following benefits:- 1,150 more words