In today’s article we will know that When can a married person legally remarry? Marriage which is a sacred relationship in Hindu religion and the marriage between the bride and groom is completed with very sacred rituals. Husband and wife take seven rounds to keep together for seven births.
A marriage between two Hindus shall be considered complete and valid only if it is absolutely necessary for both of them to comply with the valid conditions of marriage mentioned under Section 5 of the Hindu Marriage Act.
The valid conditions of marriage under Section 5 of the Hindu Marriage Act are as follows:-
- At the time of marriage, girl and boy, neither of them should have a living husband or wife. (One marriage is allowed.)
- At the time of marriage, the boy and the girl should be of sound mind, mental condition should be right, there should be no attack of madness,
- At the time of marriage, the boy must have attained the age of 21 years and the girl must have attained the age of 18 years.
- At the time of marriage, the boy and the girl do not come within the forbidden relationship,
- At the time of marriage, the boy-girl do not come within the sapinda kinship,
The marriage between two Hindus will be considered complete and legally valid only if the above 5 conditions are followed.
When can a married woman – married man legally remarry?
Under what circumstances can a married person i.e. married woman or married man remarry, these circumstances can be something like this?
- Neither of the two spouses is alive.
- There is a divorce between the husband and wife of either of the two. In relation to this divorce, it is necessary to have a decree passed by the court.
- For the last 7 years neither any information or news has been received about the husband or wife of either of them nor has any information been received for these 7 years. Regarding not being heard for 7 years proclamation suit – The declaration suit has been filed before the Court, and the order has been passed by the Court in this regard.