It is the foundation of the act of foreign marriage in India. The marriages solemnized under this act require that one party is Indian or other party is a foreigner. The parties can be both Indian but solemnizing their marriage outside India or one party can be a Non-Resident of India (NRI).
Can a foreigner marry an Indian and get citizenship?
The court observed that any person who is married to a citizen of India and has resided in India for the past seven years can make an application for citizenship by registration.
Can a man marry two wives legally in India?
No. A man cannot marry two people or have two wives in India. But the picture is a little different for Muslims under their personal laws. As Muslims have permission to have four wives, while bigamy is legal in Goa and along the western coast.
What is proof of citizenship in India?
copy of Indian passport or birth certificate, among others. Interestingly, the passport and the birth certificate of the foreigners husband/wife would be considered proof of citizenship.