Muslims, opting for multiple marriages have to register each marriage seperately: UP GOVT

Lucknow. According to a PTI report, Renuka Kumar, the principal secretary to Women Welfare Department said that the UP Marriage Registration Guidelines, 2017 were approved by the Cabinet on August 1 and the Stamp and Registration Department will implement it once it gets a notification.

Women Welfare Association developed a software which will allow all the religions to register their marriages according to their numbers, without disturbing any ritual of marriages and nikaah. In the website mentioned Muslims have given the provision to register 4 marriages. This allowance of registering the second marriage on the website was tried and tested on Thursday which was approved after the trial. Other than the record this registration of marriages have other benefits too,  like this will come handy during application of Visas while going to foreign countries.  Many government schemes also seek the matrimonial status of both men and women.  In government application forms and other documents, where the marital status is asked, the person has to only provide the reference number, from where rest of the information can be retrieved by the government,” 

Details like date of marriage, venue of the marriage and city need to be filled in the registration form manually and Rs 10 needs to be deposited through online banking as registration fees.

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