Divorce Laws in India.
Divorce laws. Here is the list of various divorce laws in India for various religionsIndia has different divorce laws for different religions. Almost all the religions has their own divorce laws in India which are used among themselves. There are separate laws for inter-cast or inter-religion marriages.Divorce laws in India for Hindus is described in Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. Hindu Marriage Act is also used for Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains as they don’t have their own separate marriage and divorce laws. Here is the list of various divorce laws in India for various religions
Hindu (including Sikhs, Jains and Buddists) : Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
Muslims : Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939
Christians : Indian Divorce Act, 1869
Parsis : The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936
Inter-Cast of Inter-Religion : Special Marriage Act, 1954
The Indian Divorce, Act Special Marriage Act, the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act and the Hindu Marriage Act, provide for annulment of the marriage, since its very inception, on grounds such as the non-fulfillment of mandatory conditions.. The Indian Divorce act requires confirmation by the High Court to come into effect.
Grounds for Divorce in India
In India divorce is granted mainly on 4 different grounds.
5. Chronic Diseases