Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Marriage Under Parsi Law

As per Marriage Laws in India, The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936 governs the matrimonial relations of Parsis in India. The Act defines the word 'Parsi' as a Parsi Zoroastrian. A Zoroastrian is a person who professes the Zoroastrian religion.  A valid Parsi marriage in India is adduced. The parties should not be related to each other in any degree of consanguinity or affinity. Marriage is to solemnize according to Parsi form of ceremony “Ashirvad” by a priest in presence 2 other Parsi witnesses. Consent father or guardian is necessary if both the parties have not attained the age of 21. If Parsi individual contracts a marriage without having been lawfully divorced from existing husband/wife or such marriage been declared null and void. Parsi marriage needs to be certified. Read more at..

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