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‘Hindu Marriage Bill’ becomes law in Pakistan

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Islamabad: In a landmark development, the bill to regulate marriages of minority Hindus in Pakistan became a law today after President Mamnoon Hussain gave his approval. With the President’s nod, Pakistan’s Hindus got an exclusive personal law to regulate marriages. “On the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has assented to the ‘The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017’,” a statement from the PMO said.      PTI