This is for marriage only between two Hindus. In this, there is no solemnization of marriage. It involves only the registration of an already solemnized marriage. The Hindu Marriage Act applies only to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Jains or when someone is converted to these religions.
Procedure for Registration of Hindu Marriage:-
After the marriage is solemnized and conducted as per the Hindu customs and rituals, the parties have to apply to the Registrar of Marriage or the Tahsildar/ Marriage Officer of their District where either of the parties resides or where the marriage took place.
1- The parties should register the marriage within one month from the date of marriage.
2- There is no notice required in Hindu marriage registration.
3- Both parties should fill out the application form.
4- They have to submit two photographs of the marriage ceremony.
5- They should also attach their Wedding card.
6- They have to submit the document as proof of their ID
7- They have to submit the document as proof of their address.
8- They have to submit the document as proof of their date of birth.
9- An affidavit of self-declaration mentioning that each party is not having a spouse living or that they are not prohibited relationships or sapindas of each other should be attached. The affidavit should be Notary attested.
10- Both parties have to sign the Register in the presence of three witnesses.
Degree of prohibited relationship:-
Two individuals are said to be covered under the degrees of prohibited relationship –
If one of them is the lineal ascendant of the other,
One was the husband or wife of the lineal ascendant or descendant of the other,
If one of them was the wife of the brother or the father’s or mother’s brother or the grandfather’s or grandmother’s brother of the other,
Or if they are brother and sister, aunt and nephew, uncle and niece, or children of brother and sister, or two brothers or two sisters.