“Child marriage should be completely banned”, social organizations opposed the new law of Rajasthan

Rajasthan Marriage Amendment Bill 2021) has been passed in the assembly last week. Questions have been raised about this. Apart from the opposition, many organizations have also described it as a backward step
“Child marriage should be completely banned”, social organizations opposed the new law of Rajasthan
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Since the passage of a new law related to child marriage in Rajasthan, the controversy over it is increasing. The opposition says that through this the government is trying to recognize child marriage. During the passage of this bill, there was a tremendous uproar in the assembly as well. Along with this, the organizations and social organizations fighting the fight against child marriage had also raised questions. In Rajasthan, a law has been passed related to child marriage in the assembly last week. Questions have been raised about this. Apart from the opposition, many organizations have also described it as a backward step.

Organizations and social groups written a letter to Rajasthan CM

Organizations and social groups related to women and child rights have written a letter to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. They say that Rajasthan's State Marriages Amendment Bill 2021 states that it is mandatory to register all types of marriages, including child marriages. In the case of minors, it has been said that their parents or guardians should register their marriages.

Organizations fighting for the rights of child marriage

When the bill was being passed in the assembly last week, there was a huge uproar. Organizations fighting for the rights of child marriage and its victims have also called it a regressive step. He says that by making it mandatory to register all types of marriages, including minor ones, the Rajasthan government is trying to recognize child marriage through the back door.

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