Pakistan gets a Hindu Marriage Bill

Q.  Which province has its own law to regulate the marriage of Hindus in Pakistan?
- Published on 20 Mar 17

a. Khyber Pakhtunwala
b. Sindh
c. Peshawar
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Sindh
 
Pakistan gets a Hindu Marriage BillThe law provides for the punishment of imprisonment and fines up to INR 100,000 or both for contraventions and all other offences to be tried in the court of the first class magistrate.

This is the first law applicable to entire Pakistan except Singh province which has its own law to regulate the marriage of Hindus.

The law would be passed on March 10 by the National Assembly which has endorsed amendments made by the Senate in Feb 2017.

Sindh Province: Know More
  • Area: 140,914 km²
  • Population: 55.25 million (2011)
  • Largest city: Karachi
  • Interior minister: Syed Murad Ali Shah

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