Prohibition of Child Marriage Act is a Secular law and would prevail over Personal Laws of Parties

Yunusbhai Usmanbhai Shaikh vs State of Gujarat

Gujarat HC

23/09/2015

CRIMINAL MISC.APPLICATION (FOR QUASHING & SET ASIDE FIR/ORDER) NO. 8290 of 2015

About/from the judgment:

Prohibition of Child Marriage Act is a Secular law and would prevail over Personal Laws of Parties!

 

This, in my view, is nothing, but the lack of maturity, understanding and education on the part of the girl. Sixteen years is not an age for a girl to get marries... Keeping this in mind those who have not allowed to change the Muslim Personal Law have done a great disservice to the community. At the same time, it is also true that as the social condition in the nation and throughout the world continues to change, the reality of life is, that even without a code of personal law of Muslim insofar as marriage is concerned, child marriage is going into oblivion.

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