Rajya Sabha Q&A – Linking of Aadhaar with Registration of Marriage
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
R A J Y A S A B H A
UNSTARRED QUESTION No. 914
TO BE ANSWERED ON FRIDAY, THE 9TH FEBRUARY, 2018
Linking of Aadhaar with Registration of Marriage
914. SHRI HARSHVARDHAN SINGH DUNGARPUR:
Will the Minister of LAW AND JUSTICE be pleased to state
(a) whether Government have received any request from Law Commission for linking of Aadhaar with registration of marriages to prevent fraudulent marriages and denial of subsistence to deserted women;
(b) if so, the details thereof; and
(c) the action taken/to be taken by Government on their request?
A N S W E R
MINISTER OF STATE FOR LAW AND JUSTICE
AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS
(SHRI P.P. CHAUDHARY)
(a) to (b) The 21st Law Commission of India in its 270th Report titled “Compulsory Registration of Marriages” has observed that it would be desirable to have a centralized national portal for maintenance of records of marriage registration and if registration of marriage is linked to the unique identification number (UID), it would be possible to achieve universal tracing of records.
(c) The Government is yet to take a decision in the matter.
Source : Rajya Sabha