Inter Religion Marriage

India is a diverse nation, there are basically four religion groups in India namely Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian. All of these religions have their own parameters required for a marriage. All four religion have their own religious values and have their own set of customs to be followed before getting married. Hindu marriage is performed by performing saptpadi, Sikh marriage is performed by the completion of anandakaraja, Muslim marriage is much of a verbal contract and Christian marriage is performed in front of god in church. Due to this diversity there is increase in amount of Inter religion marriage.

Inter Religion Marriage in Chandigarh

Although there are different interfaith marriage problems, love is such a strong driving force which cannot be suppressed by any problem. And Indian constitution is there to with the shield of Special Marriage Act, 1954 for such couples. There are different exemplary inter-religion marriage success stories which you must have gone through.

Stay in same district

It is required that from among the partners seeking love marriage at least one should have residence in same tehsil in which court the marriage is to be registered. A notice of 30 days will be flashed in the court premises in the tehsil where the partners belong.

Ways for Performing Inter religion marriage:-

There are two approaches for love marriage which can be followed:-

Choosing others religion

Whether it’s an interreligious marriage in Christianity, an interfaith marriage in Islam, or any other marital bonding in people of different religions, all these cases will fall under Special Marriage Act. There is a way in which couples of different religion seeking to get married, can get married through conversion of their own religion and choosing their partners religion and then get the marriage solemnized according to the customs of the chosen religion.

Marriage can be solemnized between two partners at Arya Samaj Mandir in Chandigarh. Couples belonging to any caste, whether they belong to arya samaj community or not can be solemnized here. The marriage later can be registered at registrar office.

Legal Court marriage

The other way for inter-religion marriage is court marriage, court marriage between the couples belonging to different religion can be done under the provisions of special marriage act. Registration of marriage can be done through special marriage act directly in courts. The legal system provides couples safe and protective environment for marriage. Court premises not only safeguards the privacy of the couples but also it protects the couple from outer force. Special marriage act allows couples of different religion to come to court premises and get married.

Documents to bring through:-

Certain facts are essential for inter-caste marriage such as:-

  • Proof of Date of Birth (mark sheet of authorized board, date of birth certificate etc.)
  • Passport size photograph of both partners.
  • Two witnesses in favor of marriage along with their Id proofs and passport size photographs.
  • Proof of residence ( Any identification card authorized by government for and as a proof of residence)

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Eligibility & Mandatory Requirements

Minimum Age

  • Bride: 18 Years
  • Groom: 21 years

Documents Required

Bride & Groom must provide:

  • 7 passport sized photographs
  • Valid Age Proof (Anyone from the list below)
  • Address Proof (Anyone from the list below)


  • Aadhar Card
  • Matriculation Certificate
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • PAN Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Voter I-Card
  • Ration Card
  • Rent agreement (minimum six months old)

Two Witnesses

Each witness must provide:

  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • Valid Age Proof
  • Valid Address proof

(For Special Marriage Act 3 witnesses are required.)

Other Documents

  • Bridegroom’s & Bride’s Joint Photo
  • Wedding Card/Marriage photographs
  • Bride and Groom’s group photo with family
  • If any party is divorcee / widow / widower (Certified copy of that proof)