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The Delhi high court asked the reason for not permitting video conferencing for registration of marriage from the Delhi government even after clear instructions by the Supreme court in this matter.

Justice Rekha Palli referred to the decision in the state of Haryana v. Ami Ranjan and others (2021) & said that when the matter has been settled by the supreme court then why the state government is not complying with the order.

The matter was of a NRI couple who applied for green card and needed to submit all their documents including their marriage registration certificate.

They married as on 6.12.2001 but they need the registration certificate in order to be the residents of USA said Adv. Vibha Dutta Makhija appearing for the couple/petitioners.

She further insisted that the issue has been already settled in the supreme court judgement but the sub division magistrate, Punjab Bagh is not responding to the same. She seek approval of Delhi government by saying ‘law has to march with technology’.


1) https://www.livelaw.in

2) https://www.barandbench.com

3) https://www.indialegallive.com


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