• In India is it possible to marry cousin legally

my friend she love a guy.. major problem is girl grand mother and boy grand mother both are own sisters.... tat means girl mother and boy mother cousin... its possible to marry in hindu marraige it accept.. can marry are what...  they wanted to marry it is poosible.... to marry leagally wat and all procedure they should follow
Asked 2 years ago in Family Law from Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Religion: Hindu
its not allowed.
S.P. Srivastava
Advocate, New Delhi
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no you cant marry . it comes within prohibited degree of relation ship . both are second cousins .
Ajay Sethi
Advocate, Mumbai
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This is within prohibited marriage and you can not marry her legally.
Devajyoti Barman
Advocate, Kolkata
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1. This relationship comes under prohibited degree as per Hindu Marriage Act,

2. So, this maiiage will be illegal as per law.
Krishna Kishore Ganguly
Advocate, Kolkata
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it is not legal until your custom & usage permits so
Avdhesh Chaudhary
Advocate, Greater Noida
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we have already advised you it is not legal . so forget about marrying your cousin . no shortage of girls of marriageable age in India
Ajay Sethi
Advocate, Mumbai
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Section 5 of the Hindu Marriage Act bans, among other things, marriage between a brother and sister, uncle and niece, aunt and nephew, or children of brother and sister or of two brothers or of two sisters. The marriage is void, unless the custom of the community permits it.
Ajay Sethi
Advocate, Mumbai
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in your commuinity is their any such custom wherein marriages among cousins is permitted . legally such marriages have been declared to be void if there is no such custom
Ajay Sethi
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they are second cousins so cant marry as repeatedly pointed out by experts
Ajay Sethi
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they can not marry legally
Avdhesh Chaudhary
Advocate, Greater Noida
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