Can a Hindu do two marriages?
Hindu marriage is regarded as a means to establish a relationship between two families. Free intermixing between two sexes is a taboo.
Is second marriage legal in India without divorce?
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has clarified that a second marriage is valid even if divorce proceedings of the first marriage are pending in court, provided that both parties from the first marriage have amicably parted and have decided not to contest the decision.
What is the punishment for second marriage in India?
The punishment for bigamy is imprisonment, which may extend till 7 years or fine or both. In case the person charged of bigamy has performed the second marriage by hiding the fact of first marriage, then he shall be punished with imprisonment of up to 10 years or fine or both.
Which country can marry twice?
In Lebanon, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore polygamy is only legal for Muslims. In Nigeria and South Africa, polygamous marriages under customary law and for Muslims are legally recognized.