Pakistan approves Hindu marriage bill

Last Modified Sunday, 6 January 2019 (10:42 IST)
Islamabad: The much-awaited landmark bill to regulate marriages of minority Hindus in has been approved.
 
This will let Hindu minorities living in the country to register marriages and also appeal in court in case of separation or divorce, Local media reported.
 
The Bill also allows separated Hindus to remarry.
 
Hindus living in Pakistan will now have a proof of marriage document called the ‘shadiparat’, similar to the Muslim ‘Nikah Nama’. (UNI)