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Special Marriage Act

As CPIM and Congress oppose UCC, Muslims in Kerala opt for Special Marriage Act to bypass regressive personal law

The glaring inequality in Muslim personal law first came to light in 2023 when actor Shukkur and his wife remarried under SMA so that their daughters could inherit the full share of their property.

While MP HC delivered a shocking judgement legitimising Sharia, Allahabad HC gave contrary verdict, said ‘no need for conversion under Special Marriage Act’

Allahabad HC said that a Hindu and a Muslim can marry under the Special Marriage Act, MP HC ruled that such marriages violate Sharia Law and conversion is must before marriage

Kerala Muslim couple, who remarried under Special Marriage Act, faces threats, fatwa issued calling it ‘drama’ to ‘mock religious personal law’: Details

After a 29-year-old Muslim couple got remarried under the Special Marriage Act to ensure that their property and assets would transfer to their three daughters, the Kerala police intensified surveillance around their house

Kerala Muslim couple remarry after 29 years as Sharia Law did not allow daughters full share of father’s property

The couple remarried under the Special Marriage Act to override their Sharia marriage and ensure that their property passes on to their children.

Supreme Court issues notice to Center on pleas seeking legalization of same-sex marriages under Special Marriage Act

The petitioners contended that although Section 4 of the Special Marriage Act allows any two people to conduct a marriage ceremony, the accompanying restrictions in sub-Section (c) limit its application to only males and females.

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