Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday favoured raising the marriage age to 25 in tune with "Ashrama system" prescribed in Hindu philosophy for good health and getting rid of the problem of malnutrition.
CPI(M) blamed a circular issued by then Cong-led UDF govt as responsible for plight of a 17-year-old girl divorced by a UAE national in Kozhikode.
The Kerala government on Friday issued a new circular replacing an earlier one issued recently, clarifying that the marriageable age for Muslim girls is 18, and men 21.
Day in Pics: 28th March
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