24-Apr-2024
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Marriages That Transcend Tradition: A Unique Blend of Faith and the Law

This 're-marriage' held immense significance for the couple.

Marriages are solemnized amidst chanting of mantra or taking vows on a Nikahnama in the presence of a Maulvi, but for advocate C Shukkur and his wife Dr Sheena Shukkur, it also had to be done in front of a Marriage Registrar and under the law of the land.

The decision to have a legal marriage under the Special Marriage Act, 1954, came after 29 years of their original nikah ceremony, as per Islamic traditions. However, this ‘re-marriage’ held immense significance for the couple. It ensured that their three grown-up daughters would inherit their property, a right guaranteed by the Constitution of India.

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