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Uttar Pradesh: marriage registration to become mandatory soon

Unregistered couples will be deprived of benefits from UP government schemes

IANS  |  Lucknow 

A proposal has been drafted by the women's welfare department and is likely to be brought before the state cabinet in its next session
A proposal has been drafted by the women's welfare department and is likely to be brought before the state cabinet in its next session

The has decided to make mandatory for all in the state, an official said on Tuesday.

A proposal has been drafted by the women's welfare department and is likely to be brought before the state cabinet in its next session.

According to sources with the knowledge of the proposal, the Yogi Adityanath-led has decided to include everyone in the proposal, including the following the Supreme Court's order for compulsory of marriages.

A committee of ministers was formed during former Akhilesh Yadav's regime but it was protested by the

The Samajwadi Party had also decided to exclude the but the rulebook was never released.

The couples who are not registered will be deprived of benefits from schemes, the sources added.

Many states like Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Bihar, have already made mandatory. There are also penalties for not adhering to the rule.

First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 10:29 IST
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