Registration of NRI Marriages Mandatory: Govt.NRI News

July 26, 2018 17:07
Registration of NRI Marriages Mandatory: Govt.

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The government of India on Wednesday said it has accepted a committee of experts counsel of mandatory registration of marriage of Non-Resident Indians.

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha, said an Integrated Nodal Agency has also been established under the chairmanship of the secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, to talk about all issues related to NRI marital disputes.

"The government has accepted the recommendation for compulsory registration of NRI marriages of the expert committee set up under the chairmanship of Justice Arvind Kumar Goel, ex-chairperson, NRI Commission, Punjab, to look into issues faced by Indian nationals married to overseas nationals of Indian origin and suggest amendments in existing laws, policies, and regulation," he said.

By Sowmya Sangam

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