Under muslim law, only a muslim man can marry a Christian woman or a woman from any other religion. This is not the case for a muslim woman as she cannot marry a Christian Man or a man from any other religion. If she does, then she will not be considered a muslim anymore. 1
However, now two people who are from different religions can marry and register under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. Read more on our explainer on Special Marriage.
- Mulla, D. F., Sir. (n.d.). Principles of Mahomedan Law (20th ed.) p.338.
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