UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 08:15 AM IST
- Britain set 16 as the minimum age in 1929 when living together out of wedlock was socially unacceptable but campaigners say most girls who marry under 18 nowadays are pressured into it by their families and that raising the minimum age would empower them to say no.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 07:00 AM IST
The court delivered the verdict while hearing a property dispute case between Shamshudeen, born out of marriage between a Muslim man and a Hindu woman, and his cousins.