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Does it mean one can file for divorce (a) with the court decision pending, can remarry? (b) Even if the spouse pleas against divorce, we can marry again?

Asked 2018-08-27 02:51:53 by SK CHIRALA

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Yes, the Supreme Court clarified that a person's second marriage will be considered valid even if a plea against a divorce is pending. The Supreme Court observed that the post-divorce "incapacity to marriage" under the Hindu Marriage Act did not translate to treating a former marriage as subsisting, and therefore a marriage contracted during this period would not be treated as void.

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