As a Muslim, can I get married to someone from another religion under Islamic law?
A marriage between a bride and groom who is a non-muslim is considered unlawful and does not to have any legal effect under muslim personal law ( it is ‘void’). 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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