When can a divorcee lawfully marry again under the Hindu Marriage Act? SC clarifies

Meera Emmanuel August 27 2018

The Supreme Court recently clarified that divorcees are free to enter into a subsequent marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1965, once it is clear that they will not contest their divorce decree.

In this context, appeals preferred by divorcees against a divorce decree would be treated as dismissed from the date on which the divorcee applies to withdraw his appeal, with the intent of absolutely abandoning such appeal.

The Bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and SA . . .

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