The main reason behind passing the Special Marriage Act, 1954 was to provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indian nationals in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed by either party. The Act originated from a piece of legislation proposed during the late 19th century.An Act
Documents required to sermonize the marriage.. Affidavit :(Affidavit must be attested by Magistrate/S.D.M. or Notary Public with Register Entry No.) Age Proof: (Voter I. card, Driving Licence, Matriculation Certificate,) one of these. Residence Proof: (Voter I. card, Driving Licence, Matriculation Certificate, Passport) (one of these). Photograph: (7-7 Passport size photo ) Boys & Girl both.