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Assam cabinet repeals Muslim marriages and divorces registration Act

DNA Saturday, 24 February 2024
In a step towards prohibiting child marriage in the state, Assam Cabinet on Friday repealed the 'Assam Muslim Marriages and Divorces Registration Act, 1935.
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The Assam Cabinet takes a pivotal step towards a Uniform Civil Code by repealing the outdated Assam Muslim Marriage and Divorce Registration Act of 1935. Minister Jayanta Malla Baruah highlights the move's significance in curbing child marriages. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma emphasizes the...

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